Fire Guts NE Tennessee Business

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- A fire has gutted a paneling business in Johnson City, leading police to shut down several streets in the surrounding area. No injuries were reported.

Police say the fire was reported at 2:45 a.m. and was still burning out of control two hours later.

A nearby resident, Tim Babb, says his barking dog alerted him to the fire. Flames reached 60 feet in the air. No cause has been determined.

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Information from: WJHL-TV, http://www.wjhl.com/

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