Rural Metro responds to house fire in east Knox County

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Rural Metro first responders were on the scene Friday of a home fire in east Knox County.

Fire crews responded to the call at 11:33 a.m., Friday, at 8637 Thorngrove Pike. Rural Metro said the occupant in the home smelled smoke coming from the bathroom and called 911 while evacuating the house.

Crews were able to contain the fire to the bathroom. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.