Woman critically burned in East Nashville house fire

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A woman was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center after suffering critical burns in a reported house fire in East Nashville Tuesday night.

Crews were called to the 2700 block of Fortland Drive around 9 p.m.

According to Nashville Fire Department, firefighters arrived on the scene to find nothing on the exterior of the home but after conducting a search, located the victim with severe burns. One other person at home at the time of the fire was able to get out and did not sustain any injuries.

The Nashville Fire Department initially identified the victim as a child but later clarified the person injured was an adult woman.

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