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La Vergne Family Loses Home In Morning Fire

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Posted at 2:43 PM, Jul 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-30 19:33:37-04

LA VERGNE, Tenn. – Authorities said a house was destroyed after a fire broke out Sunday morning.

The fire happened on Keith Drive near the Hurricane Creek Recreation Area and Percy Priest Lake.

Officials confirmed the family of four or five was able to get out safely.

According to a preliminary investigation, it was believed the fire started in either the kitchen or garage.

A firefighter trying to put out the flames was hurt, but authorities said the injuries were non-life threatening.

One other house suffered some heat damage on the side. No word was released on what may have caused the fire.

The fire marshal was called in to investigate.