A fire destroyed a home on Hoskins Gap Road at about 7 a.m. Friday, but no injuries were reported.
The home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, photographer Tom Scott said.
The home is near Windrock Road and in the Marlow Volunteer Fire Department area, but firefighters from Oliver Springs also responded, as did Anderson County Emergency Medical Services and the Sheriff’s Department.
Two people were reported to have escaped the fire, which was apparently started by a wood-burning stove. [Read more...]