White House Family of 5 Loses Home In Massive Fire
WHITE HOUSE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A White House area home is a total loss and a family of five is homeless after a fire tore through their home Thursday afternoon.
The home is located in the 7000 block of Hwy 76 near New Hall Rd about 3 miles east of White House city limits. MAP The first call came into 911 around 5:18 pm.
Fire crews from across the county responded quickly but the home was already a fireball when they arrived. According to Cross Plains Fire Chief Tommy Jackson, the fire appears to have started in the garage and quickly tore through the structure. The home has been classified as a total loss.
At the moment an official cause of the fire has not been determined and an investigation is ongoing. According to Chief Jackson, the family made it out of the home safely and no injuries were reported.
According to the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency, the family of five including children were put in contact with the American Red Cross.
The Cross Plains Fire Department, the Orlinda Fire Department, the White House Community Volunteer Fire Department, and the White House City Fire Department, the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency, Robertson County EMS, and the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the scene.