Highway 25E reopens after fire at Cocke County pallet company

(source: Cocke County Sheriff's Office)

NEWPORT (WATE) – Highway 25E between Industrial Road and Highway 25/70 in Cocke County is back open after a fire at a pallet company,

The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office said they and the fire department were called to the Demcor plant for a fire that had spread from a large pit to a large section of pallets on the property.

Crews were able to contain the fire within a few hours. The sheriff says about 1,000 pallets burned. There was no damage to the buildings and no one was injured.


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