NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people were injured after they jumped from the second story of a burning duplex in the Bellshire area of Nashville early Monday morning, according to first responders.
The Nashville Fire Department responded just before 4 a.m. to reports of a fire at a residence on Brick Church Pike at Westchester Drive.
When firefighters arrived, they said they observed flames on one side of the duplex.
First responders said two people jumped from a rear, second-story window to escape the fire.
One was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation, while the other was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center with a foot injury, according to firefighters.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.