KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Crews with the Knoxville Fire Department on Tuesday morning responded to a house fire in North Knoxville.

According to KFD, Tuesday around 5:56 a.m., Knox County Emergency Communications Center received multiple calls for a possible home on fire in the area of Hayes Road near High School Road. Upon arrival, KFD crews located a single-family home in the 4300 block of Hayes Road and saw “heavy fire showing” from the rear of the house.

Crews entered the house and extinguished the fire within 12 minutes.

KFD Assistant Cheif and spokesman Mark Wilbanks stated in an email update on the house fire that KFD did not locate anyone in the home at the time of the fire. The house sustained heavy fire and smoke damage. No injuries were reported.

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Wilbanks also stated that as of 7 a.m., they had not yet located the owner or occupant of the home to advise them of the house fire. No pets were found in the residence.

The KFD Fire Investigations Unit is on the scene, working to determine a cause.