Son Saves Mother From Sale Creek House Fire

SALE CREEK, Tenn. (WDEF)- A man in Sale Creek drove home after church today to find his mother’s house was on fire.

Hamilton County Emergency Management say that the son called in the fire shortly before 12:30 this afternoon on Gothard Street.

The son went into the burning house and was able to rescue his elderly mother.

Firefighters fought the blaze and were able to contain within 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

Damages are being assessed but it appears that heavy smoke and heat damage occurred.

Firefighters believe the fire began in the laundry room of the house.

The mother is staying with her son.


The inside of the home on Gothard Street in Sale Creek. (Courtesy: Hamilton County EMS)

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