Fire crews battle house fire in East Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Fire crews were battling a house fire in East Knoxville Tuesday morning.

The fire was reported on Linden Avenue just before noon. The first crews on the scene said the fire was fully involved.

Fire officials say the resident told them she was cooking and walked away from the kitchen for a few minutes. When she returned, it was on fire.

She escaped the home without injury.

The house has been declared a total loss. The American Red Cross will be assisting the residents.

Fire officials don’t believe the fire is suspicious.

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