Birchwood, TN -
In Birchwood, Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded to Sam Smith Road after a neighbor called 9-1-1 reporting a loud explosion coming from next door. Firefighters arrived on scene just after 2:30 pm Friday where they found heavy smoke coming from the crawl space and fire crawling up the side of the home.
No one was home. However, firefighters found a dog, deceased, under a bed. Damages are listed at 15-thousand dollars. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the sheriff's office.