Quick response keeps fire contained to single apartment on Sutherland

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville firefighters were able to extinguish a clothes dryer fire before it could spread to other homes at the Sutherland Park Apartments on Wednesday, according to the Knoxville Fire Dept.

By the time they arrived, the flames had triggered the alarm and sprinkler system. Firefighters were able to quickly put out the rest of the flames and start clearing out all of the smoke.

No one was hurt in the fire and firefighters were ale to contain it to the single apartment. KFD said that resident has moved into another apartment within the building


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