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Firefighter treated for heat exhaustion after South Knoxville house fire

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville firefighter was sent to the hospital for treatment of heat exhaustion after a house fire Friday night in South Knoxville.

The fire was reported just before 11 p.m. in the 1400 block of Maryville Pike. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy flames coming from the home.

Firefighters say no one was inside and there was no electricity to the home. 

One firefighter was taken to UT Medical Center for heat exhaustion, but is expected to be fine. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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