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Wednesday Blaze: Barking dogs, smoke alarm alert resident of fire

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LEFT: Cosby High School's Karson Keller, right, received her diploma from Cocke County
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Published: 9:24 AM, 05/02/2013 Last updated: 9:24 AM, 05/02/2013
 

Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-The barking of her dogs and a working smoke alarm alerted Wilma Dollar of a fire in her home at 520 Woodlawn Avenue early Wednesday morning.

Newport Fire Department Chief Randy Ragan said the initial call regarding the blaze came into the department at 6:32 a.m. and the first of two shifts, this one under the direction of Battalion Chief Donnie Rowland, was immediately dispatched to the scene. A total of 16 firemen worked the blaze.

Within a short time, the next shift of firemen reported for duty and they took a second truck to the fire.

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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