Neighbor alerts Whitehaven homeowner to burning house

(Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A house caught fire Friday morning in Memphis.

The house is located on Lofts Road, which is near the intersection of Tchulahoma Road and East Shelby Drive.

A neighbor told WMC Action News 5 he ran to the house and banged on the door until the homeowner woke up and escaped.

"When I first walked out of the house, I leaned up against my house. I could feel the heat on my house like the sun was out or something. It was that hot." neighbor Demario Beasley said.

Neighbors said they heard two explosions before the fire was extinguished.

Memphis Fire Department has not determined the cause of the fire or how much damage it caused.

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