Fire destroys home in Hawkins County

Hawkins Co fire

HAWKINS COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – An investigation is underway to determine what caused as fire that destroyed a Hawkins County home.

Shortly before 5:00 a.m., volunteer firefighters responded to a blaze at a home located on Copper Ridge Road.

It was originally thought the homeowners were still inside, but they managed to make their way out of the home and called about the fire.

By time firefighters arrived the house was fully engulfed resulting in a total loss for the home, but there have been no injuries reported.

Crews on the scene said the fire was so bad the ceiling of the home collapse — making it impossible to get inside.

Clinch Valley, Treadway, Stiggersville, and Lakeview VFD’s responded along with the Hawkins Co EMS and Sheriff’s Department.

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