Fire destroys Bailey Hollow home

February 20, 2015
A fire Wednesday completely destroyed this home in the Bailey Switch community of Knox County.

A fire Wednesday completely destroyed this home in the Bailey Switch community of Knox County. Photo courtesy Bailey Switch Fire Dept.

A two-story home in Bailey Hollow was completely destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon when a gas line ruptured as the family was trying to thaw out the lines.


John Stewart and his 15-year-old son narrowly escaped injury. The two had no sooner walked away after setting a heat lamp to thaw out the lines gas lines when the fire broke out. Stewart’s 13-year-old daughter was not at home at the time.

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