Pleasant View first responders fight fire in subzero temperatures

PLEASANT VIEW, Tenn. (WKRN) — Crews in the northern part of Cheatham County spent Wednesday morning battling a blaze in negative temperatures.

According to the Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department, units were dispatched to a structure fire along Gasser Road at approximately 4:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17. When personnel arrived on scene, they found a 72-foot by 72-foot shop that was moderately involved with flames.

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Firs responders said they were overcome by heavy fire conditions shortly after launching an offensive interior attack. As a result, crews were pulled out of the structure and initiated a defensive exterior attack.

Officials said personnel were working in weather conditions — more specifically, -2 degrees Fahrenheit — that made firefighting operations extremely difficult.

  • (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
    (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
  • (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
    (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
  • (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
    (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
  • (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)
    (Courtesy: Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department)

According to the department, the firefighters were able to save multiple vehicles outside of the structure. In addition, there were no reports of injuries.

No additional details have been released about Wednesday morning’s incident.

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