2 injured in large fire at Blount County boat repair company

(source: Ethan Adkins)
(source: Ethan Adkins)
(source: Ethan Adkins)

LOUISVILLE (WATE) – Two people were injured Thursday afternoon in a large fire at a boat repair company in Louisville.

The fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. Thursday at 3660 Louisville Road, which shows on the map as MT Boat Repair. Photos from the scene showed flames and a large amount of black smoke coming from the building.

Fire officials say one of the two people injured appears to have serious burns. They say the fire may have started while someone was working on a boat and electrical equipment may have come in contact with gas.

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