WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A portion of Horton Highway was temporarily closed early Wednesday morning as Williamson County crews worked to extinguish a house fire.

Arrington Fire and Rescue said the blaze was reported in the 8100 block of Horton Highway shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

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Crews said at least three people were inside the home when the flames began, but they were able to evacuate safely.

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office reported a section of Horton Highway was closed near Patterson Road just after 4:30 a.m. Then, around 7:15 a.m., Arrington Fire and Rescue announced the road had reopened.

First responders said they found the fire hidden in a drop ceiling, but they had to use approximately 8,000 gallons of water and foam mix to extinguish it, even calling in additional units from Nolensville Fire and Rescue and Williamson County Fire/Rescue for manpower and tankers.

Officials said the blaze had been “burning undetected for a significant amount of time” before the homeowners noticed, adding that it caused extensive damage to the home.

According to crews at the scene, no injuries were reported following the fire. The cause of the incident under investigation.

Meanwhile, the American Red Cross is reportedly helping the family who lived at the house.

No additional details have been released about the blaze.

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