A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A mother and her two children escape a fire at their home Sunday afternoon.
It happened on the 1800 block of William Blount Drive in Maryville just before 3:30 p.m.
Capt. Jim Patty told Local 8 News the fire started in a bedroom. He said the home, which is a rental home, suffered heat and smoke damage.
The American Red Cross is assisting the family.
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