Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

September 13, 2013

Burning of cabin under probe


Sports editor

CROSSVILLE — An old cabin being lived in by a Crossville area woman burned to the ground and the person occupying the structure told deputies she believes a family member burned her home.

The fire was reported to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department Saturday shortly after 9 p.m. The victim said the cabin belongs to her great-grandfather. A generator that was in the cabin had been removed prior to the fire.

All the victim's personal belongings were lost. The fire department was not called to the scene. The victim placed her loss at $1,000.