Abandoned House Fire

-Knoxville (WVLT) - A house fire Monday night kept authorities busy after word of an explosion in East Knoxville.

Knoxville firefighters say flames were shooting through the roof of the home's garage when they arrived on scene on Old State Road around seven p.m.

Firefighters tell us the home was abandoned, and neighbors reported hearing an explosion shortly before seeing the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation this evening.

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