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Woman Critically Injured In South Nashville Apartment Fire

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A woman was critically injured after fire broke out at a south Nashville Apartment complex on Thursday night.

The fire started in a unit of the Mercury Court Apartments in the 400 block of Murfreesboro Road around 7:30 p.m.

Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoking coming from the apartment. Once inside, they found a woman suffering from smoke inhalation. She was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition. Her name was not immediately released.

The Fire Marshal said the fire started in the kitchen of the apartment. The unit sustained heavy damage, but firefighters kept the fire from spreading to other units. Residents were able to return to their homes Thursday evening.


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