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House Fire Northeast of Knoxville Early This Morning

Posted By News On August 27, 2010 @ 8:34 am In Today’s Local News | Comments Disabled

The Knoxville Rural Fire Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a house fire near the intersection of Jesup Drive and highway S71 northeast of Knoxville at approximately 1:00 this morning. Rural Fire Chief Kenny Thompson tells KNIA/KRLS news the home was unoccupied and people were cleaning the residence the day before. Thompson says a fan was left on near aerosol cans, which ended up exploding and starting the fire. No one was injured and the home primarily suffered smoke damage.

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