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2 Firefighters Treated After Apartment Fire

Posted at 8:30 PM, Jan 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-31 21:30:47-05

Two Memphis firefighters have been treated after battling a blaze at an apartment complex.

The Memphis Fire Department said in a news release the firefighters were taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries Saturday.

One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion and the other had elevated blood pressure.

Nearly 50 emergency responders went to the scene of the fire at a two-story apartment complex. The fire was brought under control within a half-hour.

No one else was injured. The statement said eight families were displaced by the fire.