Fireplace flames spread, damage side of house

Fireplace flames spread, damage side of house (Image 1)
Fireplace flames spread, damage side of house (Image 1)

Two people are okay after flames in a fireplace spread at a house in west Nashville late Thursday night.

Crews responded to the home at 54th Avenue North and Illinois Avenue around 11:45 p.m.

According to officials, a fire in the fireplace spread up to the side of the house. Firefighters had to cut a hole around the chimney to put it out.

The two people inside at the time were uninjured.

The home did not receive any further damage and the house was deemed habitable.

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