The Chattooga County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fire that destroyed a convenience store in Trion Thursday morning.

It happened at Benny's on Highway 27 around 5:00 a.m.

Sheriff Mark Schrader says the fire appears to have started near the roof of the store.

Sheriff Schrader says employees were already inside the store when the fire broke out. 

Thankfully, no one was hurt.

The store is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.

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