LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) — One person has been found dead in a house fire in Lenoir City on Wednesday, according to the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office.

LCSO was assisting the Loudon County Fire/Rescue and EMS personnel in extinguishing a fire on the 2300 block of Martel Road near Avery Street.

Around 11:18 p.m., LCSO confirmed that one person has been found deceased.

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Martel Road has been closed as investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

According to LCSO, the name of the deceased person will be released once the family is notified.