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Man dead, three others injured in Rutherford County house fire – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-01-02 19:43:36 –

Rutherford County, Tennessee (WKRN) – A house fire in Rutherford County killed a man and injured three others.

A Rutherford County spokesman said the crew arrived at the scene shortly after 12:30 pm on Saturday and found a large amount of smoke swirling from the house in Asbury Lane. I also saw flames coming out of the front door.

Asbury Lane Fire (Source: Rutherford County Government)

Upon arrival, the crew was told that the man was still in the house, probably in the previous bedroom. Matthew Lupo, the captain of the Rutherford County Fire Department, went in and searched for a man, but couldn’t find him. A second firefighter came in and couldn’t find him.

Despite their efforts, a 54-year-old man was found dead near the back of the house. The man’s wife was able to escape and was taken to the hospital for burns and smoke inhalation. She is expected to recover.

Firefighters in Lupo and Arma Bld suffered minor burns and were treated for injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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