Karns Fire Department responds, extinguish house fire on Everett road

A family is safe following a house fire located in the 2100 block of Everett Road.

Upon arrival, the Karns Fire Department were able to locate the fire in the basement of the home and extinguish it.

All occupants were safely outside of the home during the fire. No injuries were reported. The Knox County Sheriff's Department is investigating the cause of the fire.