An Elderly Woman Saved From House Fire by Her Neighbor

A good Samaritan saves an elderly woman from a house fire.

Firefighters say a nurse rescued a neighbor trapped in a house fire along Lonas Drive.

The Knoxville Fire Department says a neighbor witnessed heavy smoke coming from a home last night (Sunday) and called 911.

The nurse went to the home and opened the front door and found the resident lying inside. She reportedly pulled the elderly female victim from the smoke-filled home.

When firefighters arrived they said they assisted the nurse with the victim.

Fire investigators reported the fire started near the kitchen.

The victim was transported to the hospital.

No other injuries were reported and the cause is being investigated.

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