KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Rural Metro Fire – Knox County contained a wildfire near Corryton on Monday afternoon.
At 1:30 p.m., Rural Metro Fire- Knox County responded to a complaint of a large amount of smoke in the area of 7600 Longmire Road. At the scene, crews found a wildfire “burning out of control,” according to Rural Metro. It has burned 1.5 acres.
Captain Jeff Bagwell said the blaze was contained around 4 p.m. and no major structures were damaged.