JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (WATE) — Several fire departments responded to a home that was on fire on North Highway 92 in Jefferson City.

New Market Fire Department received a call around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. about a residential structure fire.

New Market Fire Department’s spokesperson Sammy Solomon said seven fire departments came to the area where a home can be seen in flames near the highway between Lakemoore Drive and Fielden Store Road.

New Market Fire encountered a woman in the driveway who said that her husband was inside of the home.

The fire departments helped with carrying water in the tanker trucks in an attempt to extinguish the fire. Solomon added the department had to call TDOT to close part of North Highway 92 to bring more tankers.

(Courtesy of New Market Fire Department)

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New Market Fire Chief Frank Solomon reported that the firefighters found a body inside of the home. The victim was transported to the Knoxville Regional Forensics Center.

Solomon said the fire departments worked to tame the fire overnight.

The victim was not identified.

The incident was turned over to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Both departments are investigating the incident.

Editor’s Note: The story will be updated after we receive more information on the incident.