Firefighters battle South Knoxville brush fire

Firefighters battle South Knoxville brush fire

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Crews at the scene say the blaze started early Monday on the 700 block of Lippencott Street. Crews at the scene say the blaze started early Monday on the 700 block of Lippencott Street.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire in South Knoxville Monday morning.

Crews at the scene say the blaze started early Monday on the 700 block of Lippencott Street.

As of 6 a.m., the Knoxville Fire Chief told 6 News the brush fire was contained to a 6-acre radius. 

Crews say fire is 50 yards up a ridge. 

Firefighters have not ordered any evacuations at this time and say homes in the area are not in danger.

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