Massive fire destroys lumber yard in Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Crews with the Nashville Fire Department battled a massive fire at a lumber yard in the Wedgewood-Houston area south of downtown Nashville Monday night.

Crews responded to the call on Chestnut Street at a wood warehouse around 8:30 p.m.

Firefighters said as they arrived the warehouse was fully engulfed and fire personnel couldn’t access the inside. Crews then attacked the fire with aerial trucks, spraying water onto the fire from above.

Chestnut Street lumber fire
(Photo: WKRN)

Fire officials said power was cut to the structure, which was destroyed in the blaze.

No injuries were reported.

At this time, no cause has been given for the fire. The Nashville Fire Department is investigating.

Firefighters remain on the scene Tuesday morning to monitor hot spots.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 on-air and online for updates.

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