Crews Called Out To Fire At Loretta Lynn’s Ranch
HURRICANE MILLS, Tn. (NewsChannel 5) - Fire crews were called out to Country music legend Loretta Lynn’s ranch on Thursday night. Humphreys County Emergency officials confirmed firefighters arrived on the scene at the ranch in Hurricane Mills round 7:30 p.m.
Details were still coming out late Thursday night, but officials confirmed the fire damaged a concession stand, storage building, and an eating area that were all adjacent to a track where Motocross events are held.
The cause of the fire and extent of the damage were not clear. Fire officials could not confirm Thursday night whether Loretta Lynn was at the ranch when the fire started.
There were no reports of any injuries, and the scene was cleared as of 10:00 p.m.
Loretta Lynn’s ranch is a popular tourist attraction in Hurricane Mills. The ranch is currently closed for the winter season, and according to the ranch’s website is set to reopen on March 1. Lynn’s home at the ranch was damaged during strong storms late last month.
The ranch hosts the Loretta Lynn Area Qualifier and the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. It has hosted that event since 1982, according to the ranch’s website.
Loretta Lynn has hundreds of accolades including three Grammy Awards, eight CMA Awards, and she’s a member of the Country Music and Songwriters Halls of Fame.
It was just announced earlier Thursday that Lynn would perform at the “We’re All For The Hall” benefit concert at the Bridgestone Arena on April 16.