NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Buffalo Road was shut down in both directions early Tuesday morning after a brush fire reignited overnight in Davidson County.
Crews with the Nashville Fire Department arrived in the 7700 block of Buffalo Road just before 1 a.m. to respond to a fire call.
According to Nashville Fire Department, crews have been working the brush fire for the past two days. Officials say the fire first ignited on Sunday and damaged up to 20 acres of land.
On Tuesday, fire personnel returned to the scene to respond to a patch of wooded area that was on fire. Crews worked the scene for several hours in an effort to control the blaze.
According to crews on scene, one firefighter was injured after a tree branch fell on their head while working the fire. The firefighter was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with a laceration to the head.
At this time, officials say the blaze has damaged an additional 5-acres of the property. Buffalo Road was considered a hazard and remained closed early Tuesday morning.
Fire crews have terminated command and have handed the scene over to the forest service. No other information was immediately released.