Fire evacuates Coffee County jail - WKRN News 2

Fire evacuates Coffee County jail


The Coffee County jail was evacuated for a short time Wednesday afternoon after a small fire.

According to authorities, someone reportedly started the fire near an air duct which then spread smoke throughout the building.

Inmates were moved to a fenced concrete area behind the jail while crews searched for the source of the fire.

All inmates have since been allowed to go back inside the facility.

No injuries were reported.

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