(WBIR-Knox County) A Knox County home was badly damaged after flames sparked Saturday morning.

Rural Metro crews were called out to the 5700 block of Hyatt Road, near Tazewell Pike, around 10 a.m. after a neighbor drove by and saw smoke.

Officials said no one was home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation but crews estimated about 50% of the home suffered extensive damage.

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