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Cause of early morning Johnson City fire under investigation

JOHNSON CITY (WJHL) - The Johnson City Fire Department says a crew was dispatched to the scene of a pallet fire after a district chief saw it on News Channel 11's morning newscast.

The fire started around 5:30 a.m. on the 3000 block of North Roan Street Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were able to put out the fire before it was able to spread to a nearby substation.

Bright Ridge was notified of the fire. A spokesman says neither the substation nor nearby power lines were affected.

JCFD says the cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

Stay with News Channel 11 for the latest updates.


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