1 person escapes house fire on Galloway Avenue

1 person escapes house fire on Galloway Avenue

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis firefighters arrived on Galloway Avenue where a house was on fire and someone was trapped inside.

It happened near the downtown Memphis area, just a block away from Carnes Elementary School.

WMC Action News 5's Jerica Phillips learned the man inside at the time of the fire escaped from a back room, according to neighbor, James Price.

He says the family has lived in the home at least 40 years. Price says the man who escaped was not injured.

Officials are still investigating how the fire started.

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