KFD quickly extinguishes fire at East Knoxville apartment comple

KFD quickly extinguishes fire at East Knoxville apartment complex

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Firefighters say heavy smoking could be seen coming from the apartment complex upon arrival. Firefighters say heavy smoking could be seen coming from the apartment complex upon arrival.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Firefighters were able to put out a fire at the Walter P. Taylor homes within a matter of minutes early Tuesday morning.

According to the Knoxville Fire Department, crews responded to a unit on fire in the McConnell Street apartments just after midnight.  

Firefighters say heavy smoke was pouring from the building upon arrival. Crews were able to force their way in and knock the flames down while other firefighters searched for possible victims.

Officials say they did not find anyone inside the unit.

Crews were able to gain control of the fire within ten minutes of arrival.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


 
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