Bayshore Drive house fire rages in Putnam County, family and dog escape in time

Bayshore Drive house fire rages in Putnam County
Posted at 12:54 PM, Apr 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-05 16:56:43-04

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A house fire on Bayshore Drive in Putnam County burned over 50% of the home around 7:40 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The owner, a son and their dog were at home, but all three managed to escape safely.

Putnam County Fire Department worked to continue extinguishing hot spots for several hours.

Fire officials are continuing investigations into the cause of the fire, but it appears to have begun in the garage area.

Fire burns most of Bayshore Drive house in Putnam County