House fire sparked in South Knoxville, 2 firefighters hurt

House fire sparked in South Knoxville, 2 firefighters hurt

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville Fire Department officials were working Sunday evening to put out a house fire.

It happened at 1300 Barcay Heights Lane. It's in the island home area of south Knoxville.

When fire crews arrived on the scene they found flames breaching from the roof.

Two firefighters were hurt while fighting the fire, but are expected to be okay. Reports reveal one suffered heat exhaustion and the other burned his neck from hot embers.

The family did make it out of the house safely, and family members will assist them with shelter.

No word yet on the cause of the fire.
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