TOP PHOTO: Firefighters with the La Follette Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire on West Chestnut Street Thursday morning.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Firefighters with the La Follette Fire Department answered the call of a transformer on fire soon after 8:30 Thursday morning.
“The fire on the transformer was short-lived, but it did catch some of the grass below on fire,” said Eddie Hatmaker, Assistant Chief for LFD.
The fire was in the 1000 block of West Chestnut Street right behind the former Poor Boy’s Restaurant on South Avenue.
A crew from LUB was quick to the scene as well. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/23/2022-10AM)