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Mutual-Aid Structure Fire just Outside Manchester

Manchester Fire-Rescue responded at the request of Hickerson Station Volunteer Fire Dept to a mutual-aid structure fire call on Mountain View Rd around 10:44 AM Thursday morning. 

When crews arrived on scene, there was a 30ft, 5th wheel type trailer with light smoke coming out of it, and all occupants were out of the trailer.

Engine 611 arrived on scene, deployed an attack line and began extinguishing the fire. Once the axle area was knocked down crews entered the trailer and found heavy smoke and minor fire underneath the sink area. Crews then began ventilating the trailer and then began salvage and overhaul operations. 

Using a thermal imaging camera Engine 611 crew went through the area checking for hot spots, found a couple and extinguished those area. 

Once it was determined to be fire safe, crews exited and began decontamination procedures on equipment and protective clothing. 

The Red Cross was contacted for assistance to the occupants who were displaced from the fire.

Coffee County EMS, Sheriffs Dept and the Communications Center provided excellent support to on scene personnel. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation and there were no injuries during the incident.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,445 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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