East Knox County, TN – According to the statement, this unfortunate incident occurred right before 8 p.m. Wednesday.

It happened in the 7000 block of McCarty Road in East Knox County.

Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a report of a fire.

The responding crews found a doublewide trailer home with extensive smoke and fire.

Officials say the fire had already caused a lot of damage to the home.

The family wasn’t home at the time of the fire.

The Knox County Fire Investigation Unit Task Force is investigating this incident.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. .