Stove fire Tuesday damages Jasper Lane home

Jasper Lane Fire

The Oak Ridge Fire Department responds to a Tuesday evening stove fire at a Jasper Lane home. (Photos by Tom Scott)

A Tuesday evening stove fire caused an estimated $50,000 worth of damage to a Jasper Lane home, Oak Ridge Fire Chief Darryl Kerley said.

The stove was turned off when the accidental blaze started at about 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Kerley said.

No humans were hurt, but a family cat died, he said.

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Firefighters battle blazes on Lawton Road, truck tires

Lawton Road House Fire

Firefighters battle a blaze at a Lawton Road duplex Monday morning. No one was home when the fire started. (Photos by Tom Scott)

No one was injured in two separate fires Monday morning, Oak Ridge Fire Chief Darryl Kerley said.

The first fire happened at about 10:15 a.m. Monday after tires blew out on a truck on South Illinois Avenue near Rutgers Avenue, Kerley said.

Then, at about 10:30 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire at a duplex at 114-116 Lawton Road.

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