KINGSPORT — A Kingsport home was gutted by fire Monday afternoon, with the resident’s pet dog dying in the blaze.
The fire began shortly before 1 p.m. at 324 Astor St., off Orebank Road. Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Steven Carroll said he arrived at the scene to find the home 75 percent involved.
Personnel from Bloomingdale, Warriors Path and Sullivan County volunteer fire departments were able to quickly extinguish the blaze, but the home was still categorized as a total loss.