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Memphis Fire Department's Station 19

Neighbor attempts entry into home

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At 3:51 p.m. on May 3, the Knoxville Fire Department received a dispatch to 4327 Skyline Dr for report of a fire with an elderly bedridden male trapped inside. Engine Company 6 was first on the scene and found an A frame structure with heavy smoke coming from the basement area. Captain JUMP TO FILE # Dennis McCain and 042513108 his crew gained entry through a basement door, found the victim lying in bed and were able to successfully carry the patient to safety. The man was transported to U.T. Hospital for smoke inhalation. Prior to the fire departments arrival, there were two men across the street who noticed smoke coming from the home. One of the men ran to call 911 while the younger one made several unsuccessful attempts to reach the victim, before becoming a victim himself. He was found passed out in a driveway several hundred feet from the burning home. He too was transported to an area hospital for smoke inhalation. The fire was contained to the basement level of the home, with smoke damage throughout. Fire investigators determined the fire started around a electrical breaker box inside the structure. - DJ CorCoran

1st Responder News South East June Edition  
1st Responder News South East June Edition  

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