Grandmother gets children to safety

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By Katie Hogin

Midtown, Harriman, Blair and West Roane County fire departments along with Roane County Emergency Management Agency and EMS responded to a Thursday night house fire at 317 Riggs Chapel Road near Harriman. Ann Wells called screaming about 5:46 saying the home was on fire, according to the E-911 report. Midtown Volunteer Fire Department Chief Randy Scarborough said three or four of the grandchildren were playing with matches and candles in the bedroom when the home caught fire. Wells was able to safely get everyone out of the home.

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