Highland Academy Maintenance Building “Total Loss” After Fire
PORTLAND TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A 6 to 7 thousand square foot maintenance building in Portland belonging to Highland Academy is a
total loss after a fire that started around 6:36pm Wednesday evening.
The structure is located on Highland Circle Dr in Portland MAP, and according to Chief Al West with the Portland Fire Department, three fire departments responded to the call. Portland Fire, the Highland Volunteer Fire Department and the Gallatin Fire Department as well as Sumner County EMA and EMS all responded.
Chief West told Smokey Barn News that at the moment the fire is out and crews are conducting salvage and overhaul.
Though a strong electrical storm did pass over the area, Chief West said he didn’t think the cause was due to the storm but the fire is still under investigation.
No injuries have been reported in the fire.
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