The arrest came after Tullahoma Police Officer Donnie Burnett was dispatched to East Moore Street to assist the fire department. The fire department extinguished the fire.
Christopher Smith stated that he had been burning a mattress to get the metal out of it. He stated that he did not know that it was illegal to burn the mattress.
Smith was arrested and charged with reckless burning. He was booked into the Coffee County Jail under a $2,500 bond.
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