One dead after house fire in Hamblen County

11:59 AM, Oct 1, 2010   |    comments
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The Hamblen County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal house fire early Thursday morning.

According to Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnigan, the fire happened at a home on Chastain Drive south of Morristown.

Jarnigan says one male died in the fire.  The sheriff identified him as 56-year-old Jimmy Taylor.  Jarnigan said Taylor worked for Team Tech of Morristown.  No foul play is suspected.

A neighbor had reported smelling smoke at 4:00am, but didn't realize it was the home on fire.  The house fire was reported several hours later. 


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