LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: As periods of heavy rain and thunder continue to move through East Tennessee, FLOODING is a concern, due to a saturated ground. Watch for water-covered roads, creeks and streams to run high. Remember TADD, "turn around don't drown."
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Knoxville man escaped injury after his home caught fire tonight.
Firefighters say the man was chopping wood outside his Scottish Avenue Pike.
But he noticed smoke coming from his home around 6:30 and called 911.
He told investigators he had been burning wood in his fireplace and thought it was out.
Family members living across the street are helping the man.
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