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Flea Market Near Mexican Border Engulfed in Flames

A large fire broke out at the Don-Wes Flea Market in Donna, Texas, on July 16.

Video filmed by Mike Garcia Jr. shows heavy gray smoke billowing from the site.

The market contained over a dozen vendors and a restaurant, according to their website, and had been in the community for 22 years.

Local news reports said multiple agencies responded to the fire on Saturday.

No injuries were reported.

Other video filmed Saturday showed debris from destroyed structures at the location.

“Grateful to Weslaco FD for their response to control and put out the fire,” said Congressman Vicente Gonzalez in a post on Facebook. Credit: Mike Garcia Jr. via Storyful

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