Overnight fire in Gray destroys home, displaces father and two sons

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An overnight fire in Gray, Tennessee has displaced a father and his two teenage sons just one day before Christmas. 

The fire broke out around midnight on the morning of December 24 on Elm Heights Street.

The Gray Volunteer Fire Department was first on scene and was assisted by Fall Branch and Sulfer Springs Volunteer Fire Departments. 

According to the Gray VFD Chief the fire took over an hour to extinguish and the house was nearly a total loss.

The homeowner’s two sons who were in the house when that fire broke out were not injured. 

They were able to escape the home before firefighters arrived on scene and were taken to the hospital as a precaution. 

Gray Volunteer Firefighters say this is the worst house fire they have seen in the area in a while. 

At last check the Gray VFD says the father and his two sons are doing well and they do have a place to stay. 

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the fire. 

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