Woman badly burned in Bellevue house fire

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was badly burned in a Bellevue house fire Wednesday night, authorities told News 2.

It happened in the 4700 block of Harrow Drive near the Sawyer Brown and Highway 70 South intersection.

Officials said the victim was trapped inside the home when firefighters arrived. They were able to rescue her, but she suffered serious burns.

She was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition.

Fire officials at the scene told News 2 the flames were contained to the upstairs level, which is where the victim was.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

Neighbors reportedly tried to rescue the woman but the smoke and heat was too much.

The Nashville Fire Department says they are investigating to determine the cause.

A water main also broke nearby while firefighters were on the scene. It’s unclear if the two incidents are related at this time and it did not affect the firefighters.