Fire at 438 W. Ford Valley Rd.

SOUTH KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Just after 8:00 a.m. Knoxville Fire Department was dispatched to 438 W. Ford Valley Rd. in South Knoxville for report of smoke coming from the eaves of a home. Originally the caller stated that children were inIMG00869-20130323-0920side the home. Firefighters were glad to find the home empty of occupants. The duplex normally contains a total of six children and four adults between the two units. Firefighting crews were able to contain the fire damage to a laundry room, with smoke damage throughout the upstairs unit. American Red Cross has been contacted to assist the families with their needs. No injuries were reported.

Captain D.J. Corcoran
Knoxville F.D.