KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A couple in Fountain City has been fighting mold in their apartment for more than a year. It’s not a small amount of mold. The damp environment has taken over nearly every wall in their small unit.

The couple says the apartment is unhealthy, but repairs are underway.

In some cases, mold in your home can make you sick, especially if you have allergies or asthma. Whether or not you’re allergic to mold, exposure can irritate your eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs.

Darrell Mull has been fighting a losing battle in beating back mold that has spread throughout his apartment.

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