Fire at Nashville cemetery under investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Firefighters are investigating a suspicious fire that happened at a cemetery Sunday night.

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. at the Mount Olivet Funeral Home and Cemetery off Lebanon Pike in south Nashville.

A building on the property was destroyed, but it was not the current funeral home.

Firefighters at the scene told News 2 the fire was hard to put out because they had to haul water to the cemetery since there are no fire hydrants nearby.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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