KNOXVILLE FIRE: Apartment Destroyed

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Photo courtesy: Shelene Emery of Knoxville

A second floor apartment in the Knoxville business district was destroyed by a fire Monday.

Radio station KNIA reports firefighters had to knock a hole in a wall and the roof of the building to get to the flames.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire damage to the apartment and the roof. However, there was some water damage to the downstairs businesses.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No injuries were reported.