Homeowner injured in house fire on Thrasher Pike
It happened just after 8:00 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Thrasher Pike.
The homeowner told Soddy Daisy firefighters he had lit a charcoal grill on the back porch, then a little later heard an explosion.
He was taken to the hospital, his condition is not considered life-threatening. Other family members were inside the home and managed to get out.
The house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived and is considered a total loss.
The cause of the explosion is under investigation.
We will continue to update this story as information becomes available.