Fire inside Vanderbilt hospital parking garage damages multiple vehicles


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Multiple vehicles have been damaged after a fire inside a parking garage at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Wednesday morning.

The Nashville Fire Department responded around 8 a.m. to a fire at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center East Garage on Medical Center Drive, which is right off 21st Avenue South.

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When firefighters arrived, they said they observed a vehicle in flames inside the basement of the garage.

The fire nearly spread to several other nearby vehicles, causing visible smoke damage to at least four of them.

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People were urged to avoid the area of the parking garage, as crews worked to extinguish the fire, which the fire department said was out by 8:45 a.m.

The cause of the fire has not been disclosed and remains under investigation.


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