JCFD: Firefighter injured after fire in Tree Streets destroys house, vehicle


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – A firefighter received minor injuries after a house fire on West Poplar Street Monday morning.

According to Lieutenant David Howland of the Johnson City Fire Department, a firefighter received minor injuries while crews were on the scene in the 400 block of West Poplar Street.

Lieutenant Howland told News Channel 11 that the house and a nearby vehicle were destroyed in the fire.

The fire also damaged an adjacent house by melting the siding on the exterior, according to Howland.

The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

Crews had been called to the scene at 7:47 a.m. and cleared it around 10:15 a.m.


Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire on West Poplar Street in Johnson City on Monday morning.

According to Washington County Emergency Communications, firefighters from the Johnson City Fire Department are on the scene of the house fire in the 400 block of West Poplar Street.

Dispatch confirmed crews were called to the scene of the fire at 7:47 a.m.

As of 7:55 a.m., JCFD crews were on the scene.

News Channel 11 has a crew on the way to the fire and will update you with more information as the story develops.

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