Rural Metro crews fight early morning house fire

The fire happened on the 8300 block of Jenkins Lane in North Knox County.
WVLT Morning News at 9:00
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 3:45 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 8:13 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with Rural Metro Fire say they were working a house fire early Monday morning.

Rural Metro Spokesperson Jeff Bagwell said crews were called to a brush fire in the 8300 block of Jenkins Lane in North Knox County.

When fire crews got there, they found a structure fully engulfed by flames. After an aggressive attack, Bagwell said crews were able to get the flames under control within a few minutes.

No one was at home at the time, and no injuries were reported.

Officials are now working to figure out how it started.