Fire destroys Farragut barn, no animals inside at the time

Authorities confirm they are responding to the scene of a large fire in Farragut. Viewer photos and video from the scene showed a barn engulfed in flames. (Video: P. Scott Anderson)

A large fire quickly engulfed and destroyed a barn in Farragut on Wednesday afternoon.  

The barn, located off of Concord Road and Kingston Pike, was built in World War II, according to officials on the scene. They confirmed to 10News that no livestock were inside at the time of the blaze. 

Dispatchers confirmed Rural/Metro got the call to respond just before 5 p.m. 

Photos and video shared from viewers at the scene, located off of Concord Road and Kingston Pike, showed the barn engulfed in flames. 

Large plumes of smoke could be seen billowing into the sky from the WBIR tower camera at Sharps Ridge. Viewers also reported seeing the smoke from miles away. 




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