Arson investigators look into vacant house fire in South Knox

Arson investigators look into vacant house fire in South Knoxville

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Several passing motorists called 911 around noon to report a structure in the woods on fire near Ellis Road. Several passing motorists called 911 around noon to report a structure in the woods on fire near Ellis Road.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Arson investigators are working to determine what cased a fire at a vacant house in the woods just off Chapman Highway in South Knoxville.

Several passing motorists called 911 around noon to report a structure in the woods on fire near Ellis Road.

Firefighters saw flames and smoke, and determined the address was 6609 Chapman Highway.

Crews were able to put out the fire within the hour. Southbound traffic on Chapman Highway was reduced to one lane during that time.

No injuries were reported.

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