Cocke County Fire Department firefighter Rick Gregg is shown hosing down
a Mill Creek Road residence, in Hartford, that caught fire on Monday, July 29.
|Published: 9:15 AM, 07/30/2013
||Last updated: 9:16 AM, 07/30/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
HARTFORD-Arson is suspected in the fire that largely
destroyed a single-level residence owned by Johnny and Laura Coggins, on Mill
Creek Road, in Hartford, on Monday, July 29, the Cocke County Fire Department
The two-bedroom, 1,200 square foot residence was
unoccupied at the time of the fire, which was noticed by someone driving by the
residence who then called it in, according to Capt. Skip Ellison of the CCFD.
Sgt. Tony Whitten of the Cocke County Sheriff's Department notified Laura
Coggins that her residence was on fire, and she hurried home.
The call for the fire came into the CCFD at 1:36 p.m.,
and two trucks with five firefighters arrived on the scene at 1:55 p.m.,
according to a report at the fire department.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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