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Men frying chicken in storage unit spark fire

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JUSTIN, Texas -

Two men trying to fry chicken inside a rented storage unit caused a fire that destroyed parts of the building.

Denton County Fire officials said the fire broke out Tuesday night at the Alliance Raceway Storage on FM 156 in Justin.

The individual who rented the unit went there to get supplies for a camping trip. And he and his buddy decided to cook dinner before leaving, officials said.

Investigators believe they left the fryer unattended for a short time and it caught fire.

A total of eight units were damaged.

All of the people who lost items in the fire have been contacted by the storage company's management.

Official do not expect to file charges against the man because they said it was an accident.

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