GULFPORT — A fire tore through a hardware store Thursday night, prompting fire officials to summon about 30 fire vehicles to help fight the blaze.
Firefighters were called to Gulfport Hardware, 5006 Gulfport Blvd. S, at 8:24 p.m. Upon arriving, fire crews encountered flames and declared the blaze a two-alarm fire. There were reports of explosions coming from the store.
Firefighters got the blaze under control and were still on the scene late Thursday night.
Information about a cause or a potential damage estimate was not available.