Senior community evacuated after fire - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Senior community evacuated after fire

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Emergency crews are responding after a fire broke out this afternoon at Luther Terrace, a senior housing community in the 3900 block of James Road.

Officials said the fire, which was caused by food on a stove, was quickly extinguished.  However, the building is being evacuated because of a large amount of smoke caused by the fire.

There is no word on any injuries.

According to its website, Luther Terrace has 29 one bedroom apartments and 10 efficiency apartments.

Action New 5 has a crew heading to the scene.  Stay with WMCTV.com for updates on this story

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