UPDATE: Bradley Co. Courts have been assigned permanent locations
The Bradley County Courthouse will be closed until further notice due to a weekend fire.
UPDATE: A weekend fire forced the Bradley County Courthouse to close until further notice.
On Monday, Bradley County Sheriff's Department announced permanent locations until the Courthouse is repaired.
Bradley County Sheriff's Office: 2290 Blythe Avenue, Cleveland, TN, 37311
- Chancery Court - Community Room
- Circuit Court (Judge Lawrence Puckett) - North Training Room
Bradley County Misdemeanor Probation Office: 2252 Blythe Avenue S.E., Cleveland, TN, 37311
- Circuit Court (Judge Mike Sharp) - Conference Room
Bradley County Juvenile Center: 1620 Johnson Blvd., S.E., Cleveland, TN, 37311
- Bradley County Juvenile Court
- Bradley County General Sessions Civil Court
- Bradley County Order of Protection Court
Cleveland Municipal Building: 190 Church St., N.E., Cleveland, TN, 37311
- Child Support Court- City Council Room
All criminal courts, which incorporate Bradley County General Sessions Criminal Court and Bradley County Criminal Court, will still convene at Bradley County Judicial Complex, located at 2250 Blythe Avenue, Cleveland, TN, 37311.
PREVIOUS STORY: CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say the inside of a Tennessee courthouse caught fire and sustained substantial damage.
Bradley County Sheriff Office spokesman James E. Bradford Jr. says a bystander saw black smoke coming from inside the county courthouse in downtown Cleveland, Tennessee on Saturday morning.
Bradford says the Cleveland Fire Department firefighters forced their way into the building and found the fire originated from a first-floor mechanical room.
Bradford says the interior of the courthouse has sustained substantial smoke and fire damage.
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PREVIOUS STORY: A fire has been reported at the Bradley County Courthouse on Saturday morning.
According to Bradley County Sheriff's Office said that heavy smoke was seen coming out of the building. They were able to locate the source of smoke, and through a preliminary analysis indicated extensive damage inside the building.
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