TOP PHOTO: There was no one in the room where a heat and air unit caught fire.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Units with the La Follette Fire Department were dispatched at 8:13am Tuesday to the call of a fire at the La Follette Health & Rehabilitation Center.
In a statement from Stephanie Austin, Tennova Public Information Officer – “Earlier this morning, our fire alarm went off and due to the quick actions of our staff, we were able to quickly locate the fire and work with the fire department to ensure that the fire was extinguished. We want to let everyone know that all of our residents and employees are safe. We are proud of the staff who worked quickly to ensure the safety of our residents.”
Officials with the La Follette Fire Department note that there was no one in the room where a heat and air unit caught fire. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/31/2021-11AM)