Three adults, one child displaced in Murfreesboro apartment building fire

(Mufreesboro Fire Department)

Three adults and a child were displaced in a Murfreesboro fire that damaged several apartments.

It broke out about 8:30 a.m. Monday morning at Ashwood Cove Apartments at 1606 North Tennessee Boulevard.

Crews arrived to heavy smoke and flames coming from a unit on the second floor. While firefighters were able to extinguish flames quickly, one unit received extensive fire damage, two apartments received water damage and at least six apartments received smoke damage.

The adults and child displaced due to the fire are receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

One person was treated on scene for smoke inhalation and no other injuries were reported.

Right now, the fire appears to be accidental, but the investigation is ongoing from the Fire Marshal's Office.

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