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Vehicle does damage to Gilmer business

Staff Report

A car lost control and slammed into the Mitchell Veterinary building on Gilmer Avenue on Tuesday.

Tallassee police and fire units along with Friendship Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the business at 4:07 p.m.

"On arrival crews encountered a vehicle that ran through (the) clinic with the occupants pinned in the vehicle," Tallassee Fire Chief Travis Jones stated. "Once the occupants were removed and the building evacuated, the damaged areas were stabilized to remove the vehicle. Some temporary shoring was put into place until a construction crew could arrive to begin securing the building."

Jones added that no injuries were reported.