KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knox County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies are investigating a house fire that is being labeled as a possible explosion in the Broadacres Subdivision in Powell.

KCSO’s fire investigators as well as patrol were on the scene Wednesday night investigating with Rural Metro Fire.

Rural Metro Fire reports crews arrived to reports of an explosion on Maida Vale Circle around 6:30 p.m., and as they arrived they found the home completely engulfed in flames.

The home reportedly suffered heavy damage, and one person was treated on the scene for smoke inhalation. No other injuries were reported.

The house fire on Maida Vale Circle in Powell is being brought under control. This are will be closed for an extended period tonight. – Per Rural Metro

The cause of the fire (and/or explosion) is being investigated by KCSO’s Fire Investigation Unit.

WATE 6 On Your Side has a crew on the way to the scene to learn more.

LATEST STORIES