Visiting Graceland fans saddened by fire at "other" Elvis home - From The Commercial Appeal
Log Out A Saturday fire at the one-time home of Elvis Presley on Audubon Drive in East Memphis caused an estimated $100,000 in damage, according to fire officials.(Photo: Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal)Buy Photo "I've been waiting my whole life," Frackowiak, of Houston, Texas, said Sunday afternoon about his first visit to Memphis and Graceland.
The blaze in the unoccupied house was blamed on overloaded outlet in the living and dining room area.
So after the Saturday drive to Tupelo, the family decided to see the damage for themselves Sunday after a morning stop at Sun Records.
All the kids would come up and look in the windows, but Elvis didn't care.
Fortunately, Bass said, the furniture, while from the period, wasn't Elvis' furniture.