Fire at tire barn being investigated as arson - WKRN News 2

Fire at tire barn being investigated as arson

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PARIS, Tenn. -

A fire that destroyed a discount tire and automotive repair shop in Paris, Tenn. Friday morning is being investigated as arson.

Flames fully engulfed Smith Discount Tire Barn located in the 3000 block of Austin Peay Memorial Highway around 1:30 a.m.

The storage units next door at Smith's Mini-Storage also caught fire.  Officials believe up to 20 units could be a total loss.

Several homes on the south side of the fire had to be evacuated for a short time.

No injuries were reported.

Several nearby fire departments responded to aid Henry County officials, as well as the state's fire marshal.

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