A fire at Dick Peebles' residence on Holt Avenue was reported shortly before noon Friday. Bedford County Fire Department reports the blaze's cause is undetermined at this time. The fire itself damaged the utility room and kitchen with smoke damage throughout the rest of the home, according to the BCSD.

The nearby stables were not affected by the fire.

An account to assist the family has been set up at First Community Bank in Shelbyville Tennessee c/o Dana Thomas. Cards may be directly sent to the family at 115 Holt Ave. Shelbyville, TN 37160.

Our prayers go out to the Peebles family during this challenging time.