Apartment complex on fire in Hickory Hill

Apartment complex on fire in Hickory Hill
(Photo Source: Chopper 5)
(Photo Source: Chopper 5)
(Photo Source: Chopper 5)
(Photo Source: Chopper 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Chopper 5 flew over a large fire in the Hickory Hill area on Monday afternoon.

One building at the Bella Vista Apartments, located in the 5900 block of East Point Drive, was burning. As many as eight families ran for safety when the building caught fire.

Memphis firefighters worked for more than an hour to completely extinguish the flames.

According to officers on the scene, at least two women were hurt when they broke through a first-floor window to escape.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

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