(La Vergne, TN) A Sunday morning (11/20/2022) fire at a home on Jean Drive in La Vergne displaced eight persons. Firefighters who arrived on-the-scene around 7:30AM said that there was heavy smoke and flames billowing from the front of the home.
La Vergne Fire-Rescue Chief Ronny Beasley said, "Our crews did an excellent job of keeping the fire contained."
The chief emphasized the importance of checking smoke alarms on a regular basis to make certain it is working properly.
A thorough investigation showed that the fire was caused by faulty HVAC unit.
The Red Cross is now assisting the four adults and four children who escaped the blaze with no injuries, but have no place to live.