Eight apartments were destroyed in Seymour Wednesday morning just after midnight.
The Seymour Volunteer Fire Department responded to the Countryside Apartments complex fire, which was located at 847 Old Sevierville Pike near North Pitner Rd. The apartments and belongings were destroyed, but everybody was able to escape the fire safely.
SVFD was not able to get the fire fully under control until about 3:30 a.m. The road was completely shut down during this three hour period. Northview Fire Department also joined the SVFD to aid in putting out the blaze.
According to the SVFD, Seymour Heights Christian Church, located at 122 Boyd’s Creek Highway, have offered to be the collection point for donations for these families.

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