Vacant East Knoxville house damaged in fire

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Crews were called Monday afternoon to a fire at a vacant house in East Knoxville.

The fire was reported around 5:20 p.m. on Alice Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. The Knoxville Fire Department said it arrived to an overgrown lot and a vacant home with flames shooting from two sides. Spokesman D.J. Corcoran says there was no power to the home and no one was injured.

Arson investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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