Blount County official: Tremont Lodge event center looks like total loss after fire

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TOWNSEND, Tenn. (WATE) – Authorities in Blount County responded to a fire at a Townsend resort just after midnight Wednesday.

Blount County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a resort fire in Townsend just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. The building that burned was the event center at the Tremont Lodge & Resort. Nobody was inside the event center at the time of the fire.

A Blount County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said, “according to the report, it looks like it is a total loss.”

Townsend Fire Department was also on the scene of the fire.

The case has been assigned to fire investigators. This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.

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