2 Nashville firefighters hurt, 1 critically

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two Nashville firefighters have been injured while battling a house fire.

According to The Tennessean, one of the firefighters was transported in critical condition.

Assistant Chief Ricky Taylor said the effort to extinguish the blaze in a one-story house Thursday night was going routinely until one of the crews noticed a firefighter was down. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The nature of his injury wasn't immediately known.

A second firefighter was later taken to a hospital with minor face and neck burns.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.


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