Large fire destroys Mid-South business

The Memphis Fire Department responded to a large fire Tuesday morning in East Memphis.

According to department officials, the call came in just after 2:30am, at the John Walls Truck Accessories store on Highway 64.

A total of 44 department vehicles and 115 personnel were eventually dispatched to the 4-alarm blaze.  The fire was finally brought under control just before 5:00am

Damage to the business was estimated to total nearly $950,000.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Ben Watson will have more on this story tonight on Action News 5 at 5:00.