Update: Fire Damaged 53 Vehicles At Clayton Auto Auction

The Johnston County Fire Marshal’s Office now says a total of 53 vehicles were burned during a fire last week at Insurance Auto Auction (IAA) between Clayton and Wilson’s Mills.

Nine fire departments responded to the alarm around 11:00pm March 11th at the business located at 60 Sadisco Road.  It took crews two hours to fully contain the fire.

IAA placed the loss at $115,593.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.  Lightning has not been ruled out as a possible cause.

No injuries were reported.