Small fire quickly put out at Dollywood building


PIGEON FORGE (WATE) – A small fire in a building at Dollywood was quickly brought under control Tuesday afternoon. The fire was reported just after 4 p.m. in the attic of a host area at the Slidewinder ride.

Dollywood spokesman Pete Owens says no one was in the building and no one was injured.

“We appreciate the rapid response by the Pigeon Forge Fire Department and all of the mutual aid agencies,” Gene Scherrer, Dollywood General Manager said.  “Their swift reaction limited the damage from this small fire.”

Company officials are working with the Pigeon Forge Fire Department to determine the cause of the fire.

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