East Nashville House Fire Under Investigation

East Nashville House Fire Under Investigation

By Laken Bowles. CREATED Aug 28, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Officials continue investigating a fire that broke out inside an empty home in East Nashville.

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. Thursday at a residence on Lucile Street.

Officials with the Nashville Fire Department said the blaze originated in the back of the home, which was undergoing renovations at the time of the incident.

Firefighters had to force their way into the house, and knocked the fire out within five minutes.

The flames managed to cause extensive damage to some of the back rooms and cause smoke damage throughout.

The cause remains under investigation.