Man critically burned in Southeast Memphis house fire - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man critically burned in Southeast Memphis house fire

MEMPHIS, TN. (WMC-TV) - A man was critically injured in a house fire in the 7000 block of Oak Chase Lane just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday.

The victim, who suffered second degree burns over 36 percent of his body, was transported to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

A firefighter responding to the blaze received minor injuries. He was treated at an area hospital and released.

Investigators say the fire started because the victim was smoking in bed.

 

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