LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Strong to severe storms will be possible in spots later tonight...9 PM Saturday to 2 AM Sunday is the favored time period...with the potential for large hail and damaging wind, and possibly even an isolated tornado.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A fire at a vacant home on Chapman Hwy. shut down one lane of Chapman Hwy. early Monday afternoon, according to the Knoxville Fire Dept. (KFD).
Firefighters responded to the house, 6609 Chapman Hwy., shortly after noon when a passing motorist noticed a building in the woods near Ellis Rd. on fire.
Crews were able to knock down the blaze within an hour. While they worked southbound traffic on Chapman Highway was reduced to one lane.
Arson investigators have been called to the scene to determine the cause of the blaze.
No injuries were reported.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.