Man dies in Mobile Home Fire South of Rockwood

West Roane County Fire, Sheriffs Department Officials and State Fire Inspectors were on the scene of a fatal structure fire on Mountain View road south of Rockwood this morning. The call came in around 3am at 1142 Mountain View road to a mobile home on fire.  The fire did claim the life of one male.  There were some concerns over the possibility of another body but that was ruled out and the search called off around 11am today. Roane Rescue squad members were called to the scene to transport the body to U.T. Medical Center for an examination to help determine the cause of death. No name has been released at this time.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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