Information from WYSH Radio
A home on Brushy Valley Road in the Heiskell community was destroyed by a fire Wednesday night.
Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Adam Warren responded to the home shortly before 8:30 p.m. and made contact with the occupants, home owner David Neely and his son Dillon. Both made it out safely.
Warren reported that the house was completely on fire when he arrived, and that while he was on the scene, several explosions could be heard. David Neely explained that his wife, who was not home at the time of the fire, had several oxygen bottles inside and that there was a propane tank on the back porch.
Crews from both the Andersonville and Norris fire departments were able to extinguish the fire, but the house was described as a total loss. The Red Cross arrived on scene to assist the family. The cause of the fire was not immediately available, but the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division will be looking into it.
No injuries were reported to the occupants or the firefighters.
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