Franklin Mapco Catches on Fire Monday Afternoon

Franklin Mapco Catches on Fire Monday Afternoon
Photo Credit To Katie Carpenter

The Mapco at Highway 96 and Royal Oaks erupted into flames Monday afternoon around 4:30pm.

Franklin Police and firefighters responded to the blaze, which was contained to the back of the gas station.


No one was injured in the fire. Firefighters said the cause has not been determined, or whether the fire began on a tree and jumped to the building. Franklin Fire said that 2 engines, 2 towers, 1 ladder, 1 rescue truck and a chief’s truck responded.

The fire damaged the back of the building and its insulation.

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