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One Person Dead In House Fire South Of Diggins

Photo: Image by Logan-Rogersville Fire Protection District

One Person Dead In House Fire South Of Diggins

By Austin Robertson. CREATED Jan 19, 2014

Fire crews confirm that one person was not able to escape a burning home south of Diggins.

Flames broke out at the home on Highway NN and Cardwell Chapel Road around 4:30 Sunday afternoon.

The incident commander tells KTTS News one of the homeowners got out in time and was taken to a hospital with burns to his legs.

Oxygen bottles exploded, sending three firefighters to the hospital with injuries.

Officials are not yet releasing the name of the woman who died in the fire.

The fire's cause is still being determined.