Fire breaks out in former Benny's store

Seekonk firefighters respond to a former Benny's store on Taunton Avenue, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (WJAR)

A fire broke out Thursday morning in a former Benny's store in Seekonk.

Firefighters responded to 96 Taunton Ave. at about 7:30 a.m. The call came in from a passer-by.

A fire official at the scene said the cause was electrical. No one was hurt.

The fire was knocked down in about 20 minutes.

The Benny's chain went out of business late last year after 93 years.

The front of the Seekonk store is boarded up.

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