Elderly Man Rushed to the Hospital After North Knoxville Fire

An elderly man is in the hospital after firefighters pulled him from his home early Monday morning. Just after 4:00 a.m. Knoxville Fire Crews were called to Quincy Avenue in North Knoxville.

Flames had engulfed the front of the home, from the front porch through the roof. After learning of a victim inside, firefighters crawled through the heat and smoke and pulled the man unconscious from a hallway.

The man was rushed to the hospital suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. They’re now investigating the cause.

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