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Fire destroys third-generation McMinn Co. family shop

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MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WBIR) - A McMinn County family is in shock following an early morning fire Sunday that destroyed their third-generation family shop.

With a smoky scene around him, Andy Ward surveyed what was left of his uncle's shop Sunday afternoon.

"It's just a hard sight to get used to seeing after, you know, seeing it and it being there all your life," Ward said. "And then, you know, it's just up and gone."

Ward, president of the Union Grove Volunteer Fire Department, got the call shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday.


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