The Kingsport Fire Department was forced to attempt to fight Tuesday night's fire on Ashwood Avenue from across the street after getting reports of explosives in the house. Photo by Ned Jilton II
At approximately 10 p.m. the Kingsport Fire Department received a report of a structure fire on Ashwood Avenue near the intersection with E Street. The first units on the scene reported smoke and flames coming from the back of the house. During efforts to extinguish the blaze, reports of possible explosives forced the firefighters to evacuate from the house and evacuate the houses nearby.
Firefighters continued to attempt to fight the fire from across the street but were unable to control the blaze and moved to protect the nearby structures from the blaze. There were no injuries reported at the time, and the fire was brought under control after midnight. Check back at timesnews.net through the day to get further details and official reports from the fire.comments powered by Disqus