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Kay Erickson hugs her husband, and JCPenney manager, Doug Erickson, shortly after a fire broke out at the store Friday. No one was injured.

Clothes fire closes store: No injuries in small blaze at JCPenney

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"The best team ever," is how JCPenney manager Doug Erickson described employees while standing near the entrance of the store Friday, as smoke fumed out the doors.


No one was injured in an afternoon fire that forced an evacuation of the store and had some employees manning fire extinguishers while another called 911. Others said they were a little scared.

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