MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis firefighter is recovering from second-degree burns Tuesday after battling an early-morning apartment fire in South Memphis.
The Memphis Fire Department said crews fought the blaze at an apartment complex at the 200 block of Bond Avenue around 6 a.m. Tuesday, getting it under control around 30 minutes later.
No residents were hurt in the fire, but one Memphis firefighter was taken to Regional One Health with second-degree burns to the shoulder and back.
The entire building appeared to be on fire, and MFD estimates the total damage to be around $100,000.
Red Cross assistance was requested for 21 people, including 10 children.