Woman critically injured in East Nashville house fire

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Posted at 9:39 PM, May 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-05 07:29:34-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A woman was critically injured in a house fire in East Nashville, Tuesday night.

Nashville fire crews responded to a home on the 2700 block of Fortland Drive just before 9 p.m. Firefighters searched the home and found the woman critically burned.

She was taken to an area hospital. A second person was in the home at the time of the fire but was able to get out safely.

Editor's note: The Nashville Fire Department initially reported that a child had been critically injured. They later clarified, saying in part: "responding crews initially believed the patient to be a child."