Shelby Co. firefighters knock down apartment blaze - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reported by Brooke Sanders

Shelby Co. firefighters knock down apartment blaze

ARLINGTON, TN (WMC-TV) - An 82-year-old man is recovering after suffering from smoke inhalation during an apartment fire Sunday night.

The fire broke out at the Champion Hills at Stonebridge apartments off Highway 64 around 9:00pm Sunday.

Officials said firefighters from three departments - Shelby County, Memphis, and Arlington - were called to the scene to battle the blaze.

Five units at the complex were damaged by smoke and water, while another suffered serious damage from the fire.

The victim was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, where he is expected to recover.

Authorities have not yet determined what sparked the blaze.


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