HEISKELL—Shutting a door may have helped contain a house fire on East Wolf Valley Road on Sunday night.
The fire was reported at 9:33 p.m. Sunday at 885 East Wolf Valley Road in Heiskell, in Anderson County northeast of Clinton Highway and west of Interstate 75.
It was confined to one room at the front of the house, and to a mattress in a bedroom, said Matthew Burrell, chief of the Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department.
The homeowner shut the bedroom door and put towels or blankets under the door, Burrell said.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze with a single hose. Damage was limited to about 10 percent of the home, Burrell said.
There were no injuries to residents or firefighters. The cause had not been determined as of Sunday night. [Read more…]