LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Saturday morning through Sunday morning at 8AM for the Valley, Smokies, and NE TN, including Knoxville. Heavy rainfall at times on Saturday, plus run-off from the mountains, can lead to flooding issues. TADD - turn around, don't drown. Assume high water on a road is not passable.
Sevierville (WVLT) - Fire has destroyed a vacant home in Sevier County Monday night.
The fire started just after 2 a.m. at the home on Nuns Cove Road, just off of Sharp Road in Sevierville.
Witnesses say the house nearly burned to the ground.
Dispatchers say no one was in the house when the fire started, and the cause is still under investigation.
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