KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — An early morning camper fire has left one person dead. The fire took place in Lone Star RV park on Lone Mountain Boat Dock Road in Claiborne County at 5 a.m. Sunday.
The victim, Thomas Massengill, 26, has been taken to Knoxville for an autopsy according to the Claiborne County Sheriff. The New Tazewell/Tazewell Fire Department assisted the Springdale Fire Department in putting out the fire.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Clairborne County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation. At this time, they believe the fire was caused accidentally, according to the sheriff.
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