Fire at Jim Oliver's SmokeHouse
At approximately 3:30 p.m., April 27, the Monteagle Fire and Rescue made a mutual aid call to area fire departments for a structure fire at Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse in Monteagle. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.
A Facebook post from the Monteagle Fire and Rescue said traffic is currently being rerouted from both directions to avoid the SmokeHouse area.
The main part of the building has been reported as destroyed.
It has been reported that crews from multiple fire departments, including Monteagle, Winchester, Crow Creek Valley, Cowan, South Pittsburg, Decherd Fire and Rescue, Sewanee, Jump Off, and Tracy City have been fighting the blaze. Grundy County Emergency Management Agency, Monteagle Police Department, Sewanee Police Department and Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative are also on site.
No injuries are reported at this time. More details will be available soon.
Shown is the building with the restaurant and trading post at Jim Oliver’s SmokeHouse sent in by a firefighter on the scene.