center containing the Cash Advance in Lenoir City
was shut down Monday morning after sprinklers were
activated in the Cash Advance, according to Lenoir
City Fire Department Deputy Chief Tony Brock.
Brock said that six sprinkler heads were ignited
around 6:30 a.m. Monday and added the suspected
cause is an arson fire. He said both the Cash
Advance and the neighboring Dollar Tree suffered
varying amounts of water damage due to the sprinkler
The deputy chief said the fire department was
alerted around 8 a.m. about the sprinklers.