5th Ave. Blaze Sends Firefighter, 5-Year-Old to Hospital

Knoxville (WVLT) - A five year old boy and a Knoxville Firefighter were treated for smoke inhalation after an apartment fire in East Knoxville.

Knoxville firefighters say the fire started in an apartment on East Fifth Street Sunday night.

They still don't know the cause, but say part of a mattress was on fire when they arrived.

The little boy was found hiding in a back bedroom.

There were three other people inside, ages 13 and under, at the time of the fire.

They all made it out okay.


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