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Police Officer Responding To Call Finds Fire At Antioch Apartments

Police Officer Responding To Call Finds Fire At Antioch Apartments

CREATED May 14, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A police officer responding to a vandalism call discovered a fight and a fire at an Antioch apartment complex.

Officers with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department were called out to the Hickory Lake Apartments on Apache Trail for a possible vandalism call just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

When an officer arrived, he found several people fighting.

While trying to break it up, he noticed smoke coming from an apartment unit and called the Nashville Fire Department.

Firefighters were able to put the flames out quickly, but the unit was deemed unlivable.

One person was injured trying to put the fire out himself and cut his foot on broken glass. He was treated on the scene.

Police took several people into custody as they investigate whether the fire, vandalism and fight are connected.