County and city volunteer firefighters responded to a structure fire at 5:24 p.m. Saturday at the home of Ronnie Taylor at 1102 Cordell Love Road near the Smithville Airport.
Assistant County Fire Chief Roy Merriman says the fire was contained to a back bedroom and bathroom but other portions of the house received some heat and smoke damage.
No one was at home at the time of the blaze and no one was hurt.
Members of the Cookeville Highway, Short Mountain Highway, and Midway Fire Stations responded along with the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department and State Fire Marshal.