JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Inside a home where Pinecrest Road meets Cumberland View Road a life was saved this afternoon. One official said, “A car driving by saw the house on fire and called 911. Dennis Leach ran inside the home, awakened his daughter Erica Kidd, got her out of a recliner and then outside with the help of Campbell County Deputy Gary Cordell.”
The call came in to 911 at 2:31 pm as firefighters soon arrived hustling into action to put out the fire. Units are the Campbell County Rural Fire Service, Jacksboro Fire Department, Campbell County EMS, the Campbell County EMA and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department.
UPDATE: This is the same home where Kidd was arrested last month along with two other people. Investigators with the Drug Task Force, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and La Follette Police detained eight other people during a raid. Small children were in the home at the time of the raid and were turned over to the DCS. Also in the home were large amounts of meth, oxymorphone and suboxone. Investigators figured there would be drugs in the home, because undercover personnel made several drug buys at the home prior to the August 20, 2019, raid. See the full story HERE.
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/17/2019-3:45PM – UPDATED 09/128/2019-6AM – PHOTOS COURTESY OF CCSD DEPUTY GARY CORDELL)