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Sports One Slowly Recovers From April Fire

It has been a slow recovery for Cookeville Sports One owner Bob Larrick. Larrick’s business suffered fire and water damage from an April fire at the downtown location. He said he is meeting with contractors to explore rebuilding options. “Of course the building cost has gone up quite a bit just in the last few months,” Larrick said. “With everything ... Read More »

Cookeville Fire Department Responds TO IHOP Fire Call

The Cookeville Fire Department responded to a fire call Wednesday morning at the IHOP on Interstate Drive. Fire Chief Darryl Blair said on arrival, the building was filled with haze. After investigating, the smoke was created from a faulty belt in an AC unit on the roof. “There was no fire at all,” Blair said. “The belt got so hot ... Read More »

Home In Livingston A Total Loss To Fire

Multiple emergency personnel were called to the scene of a fire at a single-family dwelling in Livingston Thursday evening. Overton County Fire Chief, Rocky Dial, said the dwelling was a complete loss. The home was located at Carr Avenue and Long Street. No one was home at the time and no injuries were reported. Emergency personnel extinguished the fire around ... Read More »

Printing Equipment Lost In Sports One Fire

An early Saturday morning fire at Cookeville’s Sports One destroyed the company’s printing equipment. Owner Bob Larrick said many leagues plan to start late seasons, and orders had just started being filled. “Right when you start to go,” Larrick said, “It’s just another thing to kick you in the teeth and knock you down, but we’re going to get something ... Read More »

Downtown Fire Damages Cookeville Business

A fire broke out Saturday morning in Cookeville’s downtown district along East Broad Street. Cookeville Fire Chief Daryl Blair said the fire at the Sports One store was contained quickly. Crews continued searching for hot spots around 3:00am Saturday morning. Blair said the most extensive damage appeared to be in the area where screening is done at the rear of ... Read More »