MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The search is on for an arsonist after a fire at a Whitehaven funeral home.
Memphis firefighters were called to the fire at MJ Edwards Funeral Home in the 5400 block of Elvis Presley Blvd. about 12:20 a.m. Thursday. It took them about 17 minutes to get the flames under control.
MFD said one firefighter suffered a leg injury and was taken to the hospital in non-critical.
The fire caused a total of about $25,000.
Investigators said the fire was arson, intentionally set outside the back of the building.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH or the TN State Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017.