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Restaurant Burns in Monteagle

The Dixie Lee Diner in Monteagle, TN burned on Wednesday afternoon. The restaurant suffered heavy damage. The eatery under its current ownership had only been open for 5 years.

The owners say they assess the damage and decide what’s next for the Dixie Lee Diner.

Monteagle Fire and Police were assisted at the scene by the Sewanee Volunteer Fire Department. Fire Rehab Services from Jasper, TN provided hydration, nutrition, and cooling towels to personnel on the scene.

This is the second eatery to bun in the last 3 years in Monteagle. Jim Oliver’s Smoke House burned to the ground in May of 2021.