Fire crews were called to a fire at the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Pulaski, TN, on Friday. Flames were seen shooting out of the building into the late hours of Friday night, reported local news WKRN.
At the time of the news report, no injuries were known.
Investigators said it’s unknown if the building will be able to be saved, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Pulaski Mayor JJ Brindley told News 2 the building was not an active bottling operation but served as an office space for a local distributor. Around 17 people worked at the building.
The Coca-Cola building was built in 1941 and was one of the most modern buildings in the state at the time. It housed a beautiful club room where many society events were held.