1 injured after boat catches fire near gas pumps at Hermitage Walmart


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person was injured after a boat caught on fire at the Walmart in Hermitage.

The Nashville Fire Department says crews responded to the Walmart located on Andrew Jackson Parkway for a report of a vehicle fire. When crews arrived on scene, they saw heavy smoke coming from a boat which was at the Walmart’s gas pumps.

#BREAKING: 1 person transported to Vanderbilt in critical condition after boat explosion/fire at gas station outside Walmart on Andrew Jackson Pkwy in Hermitage, according to Nashville Fire Department.

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NFD says the fire is contained and one patient was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition.

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Fire investigators have been requested to investigate the cause of the fire.


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