KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Rural Metro Fire Department extinguished a large house fire early Wednesday, but not before the home suffered major damage.
Fire crews were called to a house fire at 827 Virtue Road in West Knox County around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday. When crews arrived they found heavy fire from the front of the house spreading rapidly.
Occupants heard noises in the garage and thought someone was breaking in, only to find a fire in the garage.
The home suffered major damage. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.