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GASTONIA, N.C. -- Fire crews were able to quickly extinguish a brush fire behind a business in Gastonia on Thursday.

Thursday afternoon, the Gastonia Fire Department responded to the 400 block of West Main Street.

Authorities say dry conditions helped fuel the small fire, along with high winds.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning Thursday for much of North Carolina due to high winds and low humidity.

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