The DeBusk Volunteer Fire Department responded to a car fire about 7 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Rockwood Drive.
Initial reports stated there were flames and smoke visible coming from the car and also that the car was located under a carport, which was attached to the house, said Letisha Smith of the DeBusk Volunteer Fire Department in email to The Greeneville Sun.
"First-arriving crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames and prevent any damage to the home," Smith said.
Also responding to the scene were members of the Sunnyside Volunteer Fire Department and the Greene County Sheriff's Department.
Sheriff's Deputy Greg Tipton said in a report that the fire that damaged the 2000 Nissan Maxima was an arson.
The victim told deputies she had parked the car at a friend's house.
Damage totaled $4,000.
A possible male suspect is named in the report.