No injuries after factory fire in Newport

NEWPORT (WATE) – The Cocke County sheriff says a fire at a Newport factory is under control.

Sheriff Armando Fontes says the fire started Wednesday in a paint booth at American Appliance Factory on Industrial Road in Newport.

Newport City Fire Department and Cocke County Fire Department, as well as several volunteer fire departments, responded.

Fontes says the fire is under control and no injuries were reported.

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