Structures destroyed in Bulls Gap fire

(PHOTO: T. Davis / WCYB)

Fire officials in Bulls Gap are working to extinguish a blaze that leveled several structures Thursday morning.

Preliminary information says firefighters first received word about the fire in Hawkins County at an apartment complex located off of Highway 11 E just after 10 a.m.

Departments from three surrounding counties with 20 trucks are assisting in the efforts and one official confirmed to News 5 that six structures are destroyed.