ROCKFORD, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One man is recovering tonight after trying to save five pets killed in a house fire. Firefighters say the home is a total loss.
Blount County firefighters say the fire broke out around 2:30 Saturday afternoon on Martin Mill Pike.
They say no one was home at the time but a neighbor, whose grandparents live in the home, tried to save some dogs from the flames.
The man,who has not been identified, was treated for minor injuries and released from a Blount Memorial Hospital.
The Blount County Sheriff's Department is investigating, but doesn't see anything suspicious about the blaze.