The News Sentinel
CLINTON, Tenn. — With firefighters working in extreme temperatures, several had to be treated for heat-related symptoms on the scene while combating a blaze on July 4, an Anderson County Sheriff's Department report indicates.
And members of one department that went to the Leach Lane blaze had back-to-back responses, going from there to a trailer fire in the Briceville area, said Tony Errington, chief of the Briceville Volunteer Fire Department.
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Both structures were destroyed, according to reports.
An explosion touched off when spilled paint was ignited by a gas pilot light in the Leach Lane blaze at Antoni Hipp's residence.
Hipp said he was mixing paint for model cars when he spilled some in a backroom and was cleaning it up when it exploded.
Members of the Medford, Briceville, Marlow, Andersonville and Claxton volunteer fire departments responded, along with Clinton city firefighters.
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