Fire at Rocky Hill Lane in Kingsport displaces 3, burns 2 structures

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — A structure fire broke out at Rocky Hill Lane in Kingsport Wednesday night.

According to Hawkins County EMA Director Jamie Miller, the fire occurred at the 3800 block of Rocky Hill Lane.

Capt. Hayden Joyner with the Carter’s Valley Fire Department stated that the fire started shortly after 9 p.m. in a two-level home before spreading into the woods and eventually catching another house and one vehicle on fire.

The first home was reportedly destroyed, and the second home received minor damage.

Three residents have been displaced due to the fire, according to Joyner.

Joyner also mentioned that there were 35 firefighters on scene.

A brush fire that started at the first home has at this time been contained.

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