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Officials investigating 2 fires at Franklin construction site

Officials say two fires happened at this construction site in Cool Springs. (Source: Franklin Fire Department) Officials say two fires happened at this construction site in Cool Springs. (Source: Franklin Fire Department)
FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) -

Officials are investigating two suspicious fires that happened at a construction site in Franklin on Wednesday.

Franklin Fire Marshal Andy King said both of the fires started in two separate buildings that are being built off Carothers Parkway as part of the Crescent Cool Springs apartment complex.

The first fire was not reported to the fire department and started around 3 p.m. Officials say it was put out quickly.

The second fire started just before 4 p.m. in a building that was in the framing stage of construction, officials say.

The fire sent a construction worker to the hospital, who was treated for smoke inhalation.

Officials estimate the fires caused $5,000 in damage.

Both the Franklin Fire Department and the Franklin Police Department are investigating the fires.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Franklin Fire Department at 615-791-3270 or the Franklin Police Department at 615-794-2513.

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