Multiple residences go up in flames at Lawrence County complex fire

Posted at 4:04 PM, Mar 23, 2019

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WTVF) — A three-alarm fire has left one person fighting for life at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

That fire happened just after 8 p.m. at an apartment complex on Old Florence Road in Lawrenceburg.

According to fire officials, crews had to run into the burning building to search for people who were trapped inside.

One person was flown to Vanderbilt with critical injuries.

In total, ten homes were destroyed in the fire.

The Fire Chief Moore, without the help of the several other counties that responded - there could've been a much different outcome.

“ On behalf of the Lawrenceburg Fire Department, I would like to thank Lawrence County E-911, Lawrenceburg Police Department, Lawrenceburg Utility Systems, Lawrence County EMA, Lawrence County EMS, Air Evac Lifeteam, Box 50, New Prospect FD, Leoma FD, Gandy FD, Ethridge FD, Henryville FD, Crossroads FD and Box 50 RSU. Without the assistance from these agencies, there could’ve been a much different outcome.”