Fire damages 100-year-old home in Wilson County

Fire damages 100-year-old home in Wilson County (Image 1)
Fire damages 100-year-old home in Wilson County (Image 1)

A fire Monday afternoon nearly destroyed a 100-year-old home in Wilson County.

Firefighters contained the fire to the kitchen, which suffered the worst damage.  Other parts of the home suffered smoke and water damage. 

The home, built in the 1800s, is located in the 1700 block of Old Shannon Road off Franklin Road.

Three people were in the home when the fire began around 2:45 p.m.  No one was hurt.

Crews had the flames out in 30 minutes.

Officials said someone was cooking potatoes when the fire sparked although the exact cause is under investigation.

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