Apartment fire intentionally set, say investigators

(Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Photo Source: WMC Action News 5)

(WMC) - Memphis Fire Department was called to a fire at the Bent Tree Apartments in the 3400 block of West Briarpark Drive around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The apartments are located just west of Memphis International Airport, near Winchester Road and Airways Boulevard.

Fire officials say the fire was intentionally set in a bedroom.

The fire damaged eight units. A 24-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in non-critical condition with smoke inhalation.

One adult and two children are receiving help from the Red Cross.

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