Fire breaks out at Parker Trutec metal group in Sevierville

Fire breaks out at Parker Trutec metal group in Sevierville

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SEVIERVILLE (WATE) - A metal manufacturing plant went up in flames Thursday night.

The call came into the Sevier County Dispatch around 10 p.m. that the Parker Trutec Group at 134 River Bend Drive, formerly MMI Trutec Industries, was on fire.

According to dispatch, the building had to be evacuated as chemicals were present.

The Sevier County, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Northview Fire Departments all responded to the scene with crews.

According to a spokesman with the Sevierville Fire Department, at its peak, the fire consumed around 25 percent of the structure.

Sevier County Dispatch tells 6 News most of the flames were ousted within 30 minutes, leaving crews to attack hot spots.
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