Report: Two killed in Tellico Plains RV fire
From The Advocate & Democrat
TELLICO PLAINS — Two young people were killed early Wednesday morning in Tellico Plains when fire engulfed the RV they were in.
Details are sparse at the moment, but the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that Caleb Hadden Lawrence, 22, and Brittany Long, 17, were killed when the RV they were sleeping in at a residence on Towee Falls Road caught fire.
Deputy John Hunt said he arrived on the scene around 1:05 a.m. and found the RV fully engulfed by fire. Lawrence’s father, Johnnie Dale Lawrence, told Hunt his son and Long were in the RV.
Tellico Plains, Conasauga and Coker Creek fire departments responded to the fire, along with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
The fire is still under investigation and the cause has not yet been determined.