On August 28th, firefighters in Kingsport, TN responded to a reported fire in a conveyor system at a business in the downtown area. Prior to arrival, an employee had discharged an extinguisher on the smoldering fire. Once crews arrived, they immediately begin investigating to ensure the fire was extinguished. Ladder 1’s aerial device was utilized in accessing the source. Firefighters used additional extinguishers on the smoldering mulch. Crews remained on-scene and worked with employees to locate the source of the fire.
Units responding: Engine 1, Ladder 1, Fire-Rescue 12, Engine 2, Engine 4, Engine 5, and Chief 3.