No injuries in garage fire

A fire Saturday destroyed a detached garage and the car inside it on Center Valley Road in Anderson County.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene shortly after 5:30 pm Saturday and reported the garage was fully engulfed by flames upon their arrival. Two men told Deputy David Shoffner they had been working on a car inside the garage when they noticed smoke coming from the radio. The two men told Shoffner they had gone to get water to put it out, but when they came back, the fire had grown too large for them to extinguish.

Both said they believe the cause of the fire was an electrical malfunction in the radio. Both the garage and the car, the make and model of which were not included in the report, were destroyed. The vehicle, according to the report, had not been registered or insured since 2012.

Firefighters from the Marlow, Oak Ridge and Oliver Springs Fire Departments were able to extinguish the blaze, and no injuries were reported. ority46

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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