Rural Metro crews fight chimney fire at home in West Knoxville

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The Rural Metro Fire Department responded to a house fire at the 9000 block of Sierra Vista Lane Saturday afternoon. 

Initial calls indicated a fire in the chimney.

First arriving crews reported fire on the back of the house moving to the attic.

Crews worked from the outside and then made their way inside to extinguish the fire completely. 

No injuries were reported, both occupants self evacuated and all the family pets were found safe. A person who lived inside the home reported that there was a fire in the fire place prior to noticing the smoke inside the house. 

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation. 

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family.

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