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Early Morning Dumpster Fire in Knoxville

Posted: Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at 6:47 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Dr. Bob Leonard & Aaron Gernes


There was no significant damage after a dumpster fire in downtown Knoxville this morning. The Knoxville Fire Department and Knoxville Police Department responded to a report of a fire in a dumpster behind Casa Grande at about 6:15 this morning. Fire Chief Nick Bonstell tells KNIA/KRLS News that passersby had pushed the dumpster away from the building; when fire crews arrived on scene, they were able to put out the fire quickly. There were no injuries and no property damage. The incident is under investigation.