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KFD respond to fire at West Haven Center strip mall

KFD responded to a fire on Western Avenue Saturday morning.
Published: Mar. 13, 2021 at 9:50 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 13, 2021 at 10:20 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -The Knoxville Fire Department responded to a fire at the West Haven Center strip mall Saturday morning.

According to KFD, crews responded to a fire around 9:02 a.m. at 3903 Western Avenue on reports of smoke coming from the structure.

Upon arrival, crews found flames in the attic area near Super Wash House and Elliotts Boots.

Tracy’s Restaurant was evacuated within the strip mall.

KFD says crews quickly stretched water lines across Western Avenue blocking east and westbound traffic, controlling the flames.

Crews were able to contain the fire within the first 40 minutes of arrival.

KFD said in a Tweet, “No soles were lost.”

The cause of the fire is being investigated and no injuries were reported.

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