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1 dead in Fountain City house fire

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Firefighters were called to another Knoxville house fire Monday night.

One person has died after a fire at 4002 Tazewell Pike.

Knoxville Fire Department was alerted to a fire after a home monitoring system was set off just 11 p.m. Monday. Fire crews arrived on scene to visible flames and thick brown smoke coming from around the roof.

Accounts from neighbors indicated that there may still be someone inside the house who was discovered after searches had been completed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The body has not yet been identified pending notification of next of kin. The 4000 block of Tazewell Pike has remained blocked. 

This is a developing story and we'll continue to update the story as details become available.


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