Knox County woman suffers minor burns in house fire


KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A Knox County woman suffered minor burns after a fire at her home Tuesday morning.

Rural/Metro says the fire was reported around 9:30 a.m. at a home on Kingfish Drive in Northeast Knox County.

They say a 47-year-old woman had a cigarette that dropped out of her hand and caught a blanket on fire.

The fire then spread to a sofa and the rest of the room.

The woman suffered non-life threatening burns to her leg. No one else was injured.

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