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Fire at Unicoi tire manufacturer

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Fire damaged a Unicoi, Tennessee tire business Wednesday night.

The Specialty Tires of America, 1000 Don Mateer Drive, caught fire about 6:30 p.m.

Damage was limited to one room in the business where machinery was kept.

An alarm alert 9-1-1.  The Unicoi, Limestone Cove and Southside Fire Departments extinguished the fire within 15 minutes.

No one was hurt, but a firefighter with the Unicoi Fire Department went to the hospital after experiencing chest pains.

A firefighter said about 250 people work at the business.

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