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3 taken to hospital after fire at NASCAR team race shop

Multiple team members were hurt during a large fire at the Reaume Brothers Racing shop in Mooresville, officials said.

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Three people were hurt during a fire at Reaume Brothers Racing in Mooresville Thursday morning, fire officials said. 

Mooresville Fire-Rescue responded to a fire at the team's shop, located just off Highway 21 near the interchange with Highway 150 around 11:30 a.m. When crews got to the scene, they saw heavy smoke and flames inside the building. 

Firefighters were able to put out the flames quickly, but the building was significantly damaged, according to the fire department. Three people were treated for injuries at the scene.

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One crew member was rushed to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center for smoke inhalation. Another person was taken to Baptist Hospital for burns and the third patient was treated and released, according to Mooresville Fire-Rescue.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Reaume Brothers Racing competes in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. The team fielded entries for 21 drivers in 2022, including 42 total starts during the 23-race season. Mason Massey is announced to run the full 2023 season for the team.

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