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Firefighters battle Farragut house fire

Dispatchers said that crews were called to the West Knox County home just before 6:30 A.M.
Published: May. 5, 2021 at 7:30 AM EDT|Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 9:41 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Rural Metro Fire crews were called to a house fire in Farragut Wednesday morning.

Dispatchers said crews were called to the West Knox County home just before 6:30 a.m.

When crews arrived on the scene they found heavy fire from the front of the house and spread rapidly. All occupants and pets self-evacuated before fire crews arrived.

Residents said they heard noises in the garage and thought someone was breaking in. When they went to check out the noise they discovered a fire in the garage.

Fire officials said the home suffered major damage. The fire is under investigation.

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