Grainger home destroyed by fire, explosion

Grainger home destroyed by fire, explosion

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Grainger County firefighters say an explosion occurred just as they arrived to put out flames in a Blaine house. Grainger County firefighters say an explosion occurred just as they arrived to put out flames in a Blaine house.

BLAINE (WATE) - Grainger County firefighters say an explosion occurred just as they arrived to put out flames in a Blaine house.

The fire crews were called around 3:45 a.m. to the house on Ritz View Drive. When they arrived the house was fully engulfed in flames.

Investigators are still trying to determine if the home was vacant when the fire started.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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