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Knox County Vehicles Damaged Due to Fire


Knox County, TN (January 1, 2020) The Knox Rural Metro Fire Department responded shortly after midnight on January 1 to a multiple-vehicle fire that occurred at Gallant Road in Knox County. When crews arrived, they found four motor vehicles in the driveway home and two vehicles that were heavily damaged. The home was located close by, but the property was not damaged in the fire. Fortunately, no one was inside the residence at the time that the fire occurred. Additional details about the vehicle fire including what caused it are still under investigation, but no injuries are reported.

The United States Fire Administration has found that approximately one in eight fires responded to by fire workers is the result of a highway vehicle fire. Unintentional actions are reported to represent 38 percent of highway vehicle fires. Sixty-two percent of highway vehicle fires and 36 percent of fatal highway vehicle fires began in either the engine, running gear, or wheel area of the vehicle. Many of these fires are the result of defective vehicle parts as well as poorly maintained vehicles.

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Burns are costly to treat and often require years to heal from, which is why if you or a loved one has been harmed by a vehicle fire caused by someone else, you should not hesitate to speak with an experienced attorney. Contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today to schedule a free case evaluation and so that our attorneys can begin fighting for the results you deserve.

Note: This post was written based on available resources, news stories, and online reports about this incident. As is often the case with fast breaking news, there is always the risk that some details are still being shared and uncovered. Please contact us if you notice any information that should be changed or added. Thanks!

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