Driver crashes into Tenn. fire museum

No one was injured, but the crash caused major damage to the Knoxville Fire Department building


By Leila Merrill

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A drunk driver crashed a Jeep into the Knoxville Fire Department museum just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

Devon Oneal, 29, was charged with driving under the influence, 10 News reported.

The museum is in the front yard of the department headquarters station downtown and is a mostly glass building.

The Steamer Engine Sam B. Boyd, named after a former chief, was not damaged, but the building itself sustained significant damage.

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