A La Vergne home was severely damaged due to a large structure fire.
The emergency calls came in around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 at a home on the 400 block of Forest Ridge Drive in La Vergne. The La Vergne Fire Rescue Department responded and arrived to find a structure in the back yard on fire with black smoke. The fire had also spread to the back side of the home. Firefighters were able to gain control of the fire and extinguish the flames. No fire personnel were injured and no one was home when the fire broke out.
LFRD would like to thank the La Vergne Police Department and Box 100 for their assistance as well as the Smyrna Fire Department for providing mutual aid.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Red Cross is assisting.