Homeowner escapes early morning house fire

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KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 7000 block of Middlebrook Pike in West Knoxville on Tuesday morning.

House fire at the 700 block of Middlebrook Pike

When fire crews arrived they found the single-story home on fire.

The homeowner was able to escape uninjured before firefighters arrived. KFD said the home appears to be a total loss.

Middlebrook Pike eastbound was closed for part of Tuesday morning as fire crews battled the fire.

KFD said that the fire is under investigation.