Blount Co. abandoned house fire under investigation

Blount Co. abandoned house fire under investigation

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The Blount County Fire Department says the blaze started just before 5:30 p.m. on the 2500 block of Cecelia Avenue. (source: M. Annette Godsey) The Blount County Fire Department says the blaze started just before 5:30 p.m. on the 2500 block of Cecelia Avenue. (source: M. Annette Godsey)

MARYVILLE (WATE) - Firefighters are investigating after an abandoned home went up in flames Sunday evening.

The Blount County Fire Department says the blaze started just before 5:30 p.m. on the 2500 block of Cecelia Avenue.

Fire officials say seven trucks and 19 firefighters worked to put out the flames.

Crews were on the scene for more than two hours.

Authorities say the home sustained major damage, and the cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.

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