A person passed away following a house fire in Jefferson County last night. Dandridge firefighters responded to the blaze at 1608 Sandy Ridge Road in Dandridge. Early reports indicated that at least one person was trapped inside the home at the time of the fire. It was upgraded to a fatality afterwards. The name of the person killed has not been released yet by authoritioes. A cause of the fire has not been released. The state fire marshal’s office is investigating.