Nooks fire suspicious


Anderson County firefighters fought an early morning blaze Saturday at the former Nooks Restaurant on Highway 81 Saturday morning. Firefighters from Hopewell, Piercetown, Whitefield, and the County Ladder Truck responded. Flames were coming through the roof when firefighters arrived. Medshore Ambulance Service personnel stood by the scene until the fire was under control. The building suffered extensive damage and has been ruled a suspicious fire according to Anderson County Fire Chief Billy Gibson. (Photo by David Rogers)