Mother and baby survive Hixson apartment fire

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF) – A mother and her baby survived a fire at their Hixson apartment complex.

The fire broke out around 3 p.m. in Hixson at 4969 Brighton Lane.

Fire crews arriving on scene did not find any smoke showing, but quickly found a fire on the second floor of a corner apartment.

A mother and her baby were home at the time the flames broke out, and Hamilton County EMS transported the mother to Erlanger Medical Center.

Investigators say she suffered from smoke inhalation, but her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

There is no word on the cause, or a dollar amount on the damage.

(Photo courtesy: Captain Chuck Hartung)

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