Elderly Man Loses Home In Fire

In the Henderson County community of Moore Station this afternoon, fire destroyed an elderly man's home and some firefighters suffered heat exhaustion.

Eulas Warren says he was cooking lunch, when his kitchen caught on fire.

Firefighters say they battled excess heat, humidity and smoke because of the weather. No one was injured.

The homeowner says he does have insurance and a place to stay for the time being.

Julie Tam, reporting.