Tennessee/U.S. – Suspected arson fire destroys Masonic Lodge


Tennessee/U.S. - Suspected arson fire destroys Masonic Lodge

(by Jan Runions, Claiborne Progress, October 31, 2022)

 

A Masonic Lodge with a long, rich history in Claiborne County was destroyed by a suspected arson fire during the overnight hours from Saturday evening into Sunday morning. The fire also brought to ashes the Mountain View United Methodist Church which was housed inside the same structure.

Detectives with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office are actively investigating the fire as arson. The Tennessee Fire Marshal’s Office was called in and was on site early Monday morning to do an initial walkthrough of the scene.

Flames reportedly shooting from the roof of the structure endangered nearby power lines as the building ultimately succumbed to the fire. The property is considered a dangerous scene and…

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Tennessee/U.S. - Suspected arson fire destroys Masonic Lodge

 

Tennessee/U.S. - Suspected arson fire destroys Masonic Lodge
 

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