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)-- Almost 7,000 people were without power Saturday night.
Knoxville Utilities Board tells Local 8 News a small fire ignited at their substation near Ball Camp Pike.
KFD was able to put the fire our with extinguishers however it tripped the station's protective equipment, shutting off power.
Crews were able to restore power a few hours later.
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