Springfield Woman Burned In House Fire Transported To Vanderbilt
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A Springfield woman is at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after receiving burns in a fire that left her home heavily damaged Thursday evening.
The call came into 911 just after 6:30 pm. The home is located on Dorris Ave off John L. Patterson St in Springfield. MAP
According to Captain Cherry with the Springfield Fire Department, there were three people in the home at the time of the fire that started in a bedroom. One of the residents suffered smoke inhalation and burns while trying to fight the fire, Cherry said. She was transported to NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield initially and then transferred to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville for additional treatment. We do not believe her injuries were life-threatening.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation but Captain Cherry said it was likely going to be classified as accidental. Cherry said the damage to the home was about 20% fire and 50% smoke. It was a good “stop” as firefighters call it.
As far as the status of the woman that was injured in the fire, we are working to get an update on her condition.
The Springfield Fire Department, The Robertson County Emergency Management Agency, Robertson County EMS and Springfield Police all responded to the call.
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