NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Two young children were able to escape safely from a kitchen fire in East Nashville.
The fire started at a home in the 2700 block of Old Matthews Road on Monday around 3 p.m.
Police said that a woman was cooking in the kitchen when a fire began and she was unable to get it under control. The woman and her two young children were able to escape the house with the help of a neighbor.
They reported hearing an explosion after escaping the home.
Officials said the home was destroyed by the fire.