KNOXVILLE, Tenn.(WVLT)--Knoxville Firefighters had to battle the cold temperatures as well as a mid-morning apartment fire.
They got the call around 9:30 Thursday morning that an apartment in a house on Clinch Avenue was on fire. Firefighters turned the power to the unit off while they put the fire out.
No word on how the fire started or when the person who lives there can go home.
The other nine apartments in the house were not damaged by the fire.
KFD spokesman DJ Corcoran says says the age of the building and the amount of wood used when it was split into apartments can make for a dangerous situation.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.