-Knoxville (WVLT) - A house fire Monday night kept authorities busy after word of an explosion in East Knoxville.
Knoxville firefighters say flames were shooting through the roof of the home's garage when they arrived on scene on Old State Road around seven p.m.
Firefighters tell us the home was abandoned, and neighbors reported hearing an explosion shortly before seeing the flames.
The cause of the fire is under investigation this evening.
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.