At about 9:45PM est a 911 call was made from “Short Stop” on highway 11 (behind Seymour Johnson Air Force Base) that the Hard Ware store adjacent to them was demonstrating “flamage”.  At about 9:58PM fire-fighters arrived to a scene of 40-50 foot flames towering above the building as well as exploding propane tanks and other explosive materials commonly found inside hardware stores.  The fire was extinguished at about 11:45PM.