Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department responded to a fire at 524 N Maple Street just after 6:00 Saturday morning.
District 1, Engine 4 and Rescue 8 arrived on scene to discover one patient with significant burns and heavy smoke showing from the left side of the structure. Engine 3 was called for backup. The patient was transported to Vanderbilt via LifeFlight.
According to Battalion Chief Tim Swann, crews made an exterior attack and located the fire in one room of the house. Search and rescue efforts determined there were no others inside. The fire was extinguished quickly and contained to the room of origin.
The Fire Marshal’s Office was called to investigate.
No further details will be released at this time.