Area volunteer firefighters responded Thursday, Jan. 9, to a mutual aid call for a fully engulfed structure fire in the vicinity of Maple Drive in Lakewood Park.

All volunteer fire department were called to respond about 11:50 a.m. Responding firefighters arrived to find the wooded lot, structure and a vehicle burning.

No one was injured in the blaze.

New Union Volunteer Fire Department, North Coffee Volunteer Fire Department, Hickerson Station Volunteer Fire Department, Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department and Summitville Volunteer Fire Department fought the blaze.

Duck River Electric also joined them as a powerline on fire was on the ground.

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and Coffee County Emergency Medical Service assisted as well.

The fire destroyed the structure.

It took about two hours to extinguish the fire.

John has been with the Manchester Times since May 2011. He covers Lifestyles in addition to handling education reporting and general news assignments.John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. John is a 1994 graduate of Tullahoma High School, a graduate of Motlow State Community College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Middle Tennessee State University. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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John has won Tennessee Press Association awards for Best News Photo and placed in numerous other categories. He is a graduate of THS, Motlow and MTSU. He lives in Tullahoma, and enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Mitsy, and his 17-month-old, Sean.

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