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Fire destroys Rogersville mansion

Jeff Bobo • Jan 20, 2012 at 2:08 PM

ROGERSVILLE — Battling a blaze that destroyed a huge home on Brooks Landing Circle near Rogersville early Thursday morning was like fighting an industrial fire, according to one firefighter.

Five Hawkins County fire departments responded to a fire at 121 Brooks Landing Circle just west of Rogersville shortly after midnight Thursday.

The fire call was received by Hawkins County Central Dispatch at 11:57 p.m. Wednesday, and the first responders arrived at 12:03 a.m.