Ben Carlson
Firefighters work to extinguish a house fire early Monday morning on Powell Taylor Road. The home sustained significant damage.
Fire damages home on Powell Taylor Road

A fire this morning caused major damage to a home at 1146 Powell Taylor Road.

Connie Snipes said she was home when the fire broke out. Her husband, Bud Snipes, said he had already gone to work.

“I was sleeping on the couch when the smoke woke me up,” Connie Snipes said. “I just went outside and called 911.”

The couple’s three dogs were with them as they watched firefighters battle the blaze. Connie Snipes said their cat was missing.

The fire was called in around 6:45 Monday morning.