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Large fire rips through Concord home, over 60 guitars removed

Homeowner Jim Avett, father of the famous Avett Brothers, said over 60 guitars and roughly 90-100 paintings were destroyed in the blaze.

CONCORD, N.C. — No one was hurt in a large fire that ripped through a home in Concord Friday afternoon, according to Allen Volunteer Fire Department.

Fire department units were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. According to firefighters, two K-9s were rescued from the incident, and no one was hurt.

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The department said over 60 guitars were removed from the site. According to homeowner Jim Avett, father of the famous Avett Brothers, they are almost at a total loss. 

Avett also said in a Facebook post that roughly 90-100 paintings were also lost is the massive fire.

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Posted by Jim Avett on Friday, November 26, 2021

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