KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A house fire broke out in South Knoxville late Tuesday afternoon, according to Rural Metro Fire officials.
They responded to reports about a house fire at 2518 Belt Road at around 3:52 p.m., according to a release. They said that when crews arrived the home's residents were already outside.
Flames were spreading outside of a window and up a wall when they arrived, according to Rural Metro Fire officials. They immediately began working to put out the flames and extinguished it. However, officials said that heat and smoke damage was seen in the rest of the home.
The American Red Cross is taking care of the residents, officials said. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.