Fire investigation underway in Kingsport

Fire investigation underway in Kingsport

Cold weather made for some tough conditions for Kingsport firefighters Friday night.

Deputy Fire Chief Jim Everhart said a fire started last night around 11:30 at the Westside Inn in Kingsport.

He said it's a motel that has long term leases.

Everhart said the fire started in one room on the first floor and fire fighters were able to contain it to the one room.

Residents above and next to the room were evacuated.

Everhart said no one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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