No injuries, house a total loss after fire on E Pasadena Road

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (July 27, 2020) – No one was injured after a fire at a home on the 100-block of E Pasadena Road early Monday morning.

The Oak Ridge Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at the home around 3:16 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, fire crews found the home 25% involved, with fire coming through the roof in the back corner.

Three engines, a tower truck, rescue truck, and Battalion Chief fought the fire for approximately 20 minutes before gaining control. The Oak Ridge Electric Department responded to disconnect the power at the pole and Oak Ridge Police provided security on the scene.

There was no one home at the time of the fire; however, the family returned from a vacation in their motor home about 15 minutes after the fire department arrived. Red Cross was called to provide assistance to the family of 7 living in the home.

Crews were on the scene for several hours watching to make sure the fire did not rekindle and to begin their investigation.

The cause is currently under investigation. The house and contents are considered a total loss.  

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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