LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon with gusty winds near 40 mph and 1" hail. Localized flooding is also a concern as over an inch of rain is possible in places today.
Rural Metro responded to a call about an attic fire at the 7600 block of Temple Acres Road in north Knoxville. The fire started about 1:30 p.m.
The homeowner came home, discovered the flames and called 911.
Multiple units were on scene to fight the blaze.
Firefighters doused the fire at about 2:15, and the extent of the damage is yet to be determined.
No injuries were reported.
Fire investigators have not yet determined the fire's cause.
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