The Historic Kowaliga Restaurant burned Friday. The Kowaliga district is known for being the namesake of a soung made famous by Hank Williams Jr.
The fire started around 9:00am Friday. There was at least 8 Volunteer fire departments that responded to the fire. At least two firemen were transported to the hospital for heat exhaustion. The fire is still under investigation and the structure was gutted but the owner vows to rebuild.