Tenn. FF burned in house fire
Officials say the Nashville firefighter sustained second-degree burns
By Laura French
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee firefighter sustained second-degree burns while battling a house fire early Friday morning.
Nashville fire crews were battling a blaze that began around 2:30 a.m. when one firefighter suffered burns to their wrist and was transported to the hospital, according to WKRN.
The only person inside the house when the fire started awoke to the sound of popping and was able to leave safely, according to WSMV. A pet dog reportedly died in the blaze.
Firefighters said flames spread from a deck on one side of the house to the roof and attic.
A fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.