KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – An intersection in the Knoxville area of Lonsdale was shut down Saturday as crews responded to the scene of a partially collapsed building. No injuries were reported since the building was vacant.
The Knoxville Fire Department stated in a tweet at 5:43 p.m. that Tennessee Avenue at Johnston Street is closed due to a partial building collapse.
Debris was cleared from the roadway and later reopened.
KFD assistant chief and spokesperson Mark Wilbanks said that no one was in the building as it is a vacant structure.
“The city is working to get the debris cleared out from the roadway,” he said.
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Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.