(Franklin) — At 3:24 p.m. on the afternoon of December 16, 2013 Heard County Fire and EMS was dispatched to 733 Cherry Rd. in eastern Heard County for a residential structure fire.
According to Chief Steve Wirth, when the first units arrived on the scene they found a single story structure fully involved with fire. The owner of the residence was out of the home and met fire crews when they arrived. The owner was transported to Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton for evaluation by EMS.
Fire crews remained on the scene for several hours extinguishing the fire. The structure is consider a total loss. The cause of the fire is still under investigation as of this time. Stay tuned to HeardCitizen.com for further information as it becomes available. (Photo Courtesy of the Times~Journal)