Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Becky Jane Newbold
Managing Editor 

Industrial Development Board meets with Kanson to assess fire damage


February 13, 2020

A somber owner, Art Filson, clicked through image after image of water damage for members of Hohenwald’s Industrial Development Board (IDB) Monday, February 10, 2020 showing how the plant fared after a main power distribution panel caught fire, shutting down the local industry.

While employees are back to work, manufacturing supplies were heavily damaged, as were fixtures inside when a 3,000 amp service was destroyed early Saturday morning January 11, 2020.

A loud “boom” sound was reported, followed by the fire. Hohenwald Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. Doors d...

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