Man injured in auto garage fire


Dallas Bay officials say an auto mechanic called 911 to report a garage fire around 7:55 PM.
He said he was working on an old Chevy truck when his cordless drill sparked and set the gas tank on fire.
The mechanic suffered minor burns to his forearm.
But his brother was taken to the hospital with burns to his head.
Destroyed in the fire include:
* 72×45 auto garage
* 2001 Chevy truck
* 1997 Ford Thunderbird
* 1968 Chevy C10 truck
* 1952 Chevy Custom Deluxe car
* 1962 Volvo P1800 car

DALLAS BAY, Tennessee (WDEF) – Officials say a person suffered burns to his head in a fire this evening in Hamilton County.

It happened on property at 1139 Lena Lane in Dallas Bay, near Sequoyah High School.

Dallas Bay firefighters describe it as a large auto garage.

Pictures they took at the scene show several burned out vehicles.

They say a man was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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