KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Rural Metro firefighters are on the scene of a fire in the 7000 block of McCarty Road in East Knox County.
Firefighters, as well as Knox County Rescue and AMR Ambulance, responded to the scene where they found a doublewide trailer home with extensive smoke and fire. Crews worked to put the fire out but the fire had already caused a lot of damage to the home.
A spokesperson with Rural Metro said the family wasn’t home at the time of the fire and the Red Cross will help with the displacement.
The fire is now out and crews are cleaning up the area. The Knox County Fire Investigation Unit Task Force is investigating the cause of the fire.