Belle Meade home destroyed by fire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A fire destroyed a home in Belle Meade Saturday night.

Firefighters were called to the house in the 6200 block of Highway 100 at 9:10 p.m.

When they arrived, flames were shooting through the roof. It took firefighters more than an hour to put out the blaze.

There were five people inside, including a person in a wheelchair, but they all escaped safely.

Officials on the scene told News 2 the fire started in the basement. The fire spread into tight crawl spaces, making it difficult for firelighters to extinguish.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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