Vacant home in Oak Ridge destroyed in early morning fire

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A vacant home burned to the ground early Sunday morning.

The fire broke out around 4 a.m. on the 100 block of Hillside Road in Oak Ridge.

According to Battalion Chief Jody Durham with the Oak Ridge Fire Department, the home was up in flames and spotted from a nearby high school. He told Local 8 News the people who lived there moved out the day before the fire broke out.

No injuries were reported. The house is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

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.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 190600841 - local8now.com/a?a=190600841