Vacant East Knox County home destroyed in fire


KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – Rural Metro Fire is investigating the cause of a house fire in East Knox County. Crews responded to a reported fire on John Sevier School Road and Old Rutledge Pike just after 2 a.m. Friday morning.

When they arrived, crews found a vacant home fully engulfed in flames.

Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to the nearby woods, but the home is a complete loss.

No injuries were reported.

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