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Fire at Johnson City Ammunition Building on West Market Street

Fire at Johnson City Ammunition Building on West Market Street

A fire at a Johnson City ammunition building on Thursday morning has diverted traffic in the area.

According to a release from the Johnson City Police Department, officers were called to the area of 3602 West Market Street at 2:30 a.m. to assist the Johnson City Fire Department with traffic control near a structure fire.

JCPD said in the release that due to the circumstances surrounding the location of the fire, traffic could possibly be detoured off of West Market Street into the morning commute hours of Thursday morning.

Crews on scene said as of 5 a.m. they did not believe anyone had been in the building at the time of the fire.

According to JCPD, traffic is being detoured onto McKinley Road and Claude Simmons Road, and traffic on Indian Ridge Road is not being permitted to access West Market Street.

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