Officials: Cigarette likely sparked Williamson County house fire - WKRN News 2

Officials: Cigarette likely sparked Williamson County house fire

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. -

Crews battled a house fire sparked by a cigarette in a Williamson County neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters responded to the home in the 300 block of Eiderdown Drive off of Goose Creek Drive in Franklin just before 5 a.m.

Officials said they had the fire contained within an hour and the family was able to escape unharmed.

Firefighters told Nashville's News 2 it appeared a cigarette left in a bedroom may have sparked the fire.

Damage was contained to one side of the house.

According to the American Red Cross, the family plans to stay with relatives.

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