Knoxville crews extinguish fire at Colonial Park Apartments, no injuries reported


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knoxville Fire Department extinguished a fire at a 10-unit apartment building Thursday morning.

The department responded to the fire at the Colonial Park Apartments at 481 Broome Road just before 7 a.m. When units arrived they found flames in a common attic shared by all 10 units of the brick two-story townhouse.

“No injuries at this time,” they tweeted around 7:30 a.m.

The cause of the fire will be under investigation. The American Red Cross is on the scene to assist the occupants with placement.

This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.

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