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Woman Burned in House Fire Caused by Meth Lab in West Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A west Nashville house fire is caused by a meth lab.

Smoke was seen coming from the house at 5414 Illinois Avenue at 11:15 p.m. Monday. The Nashville Fire Department responded and quickly called for the fire marshal and Metro police to the scene upon their discovery.

Police confirm that one person was home at the time of the fire started by the meth lab. A woman went to the hospital with non-life threatening burns.

No arrests have been made at this time. Police are still investigating.

No residents nearby are in any danger, police stress.

Police and fire departments remained on scene into Tuesday morning to monitor and properly dispose of the lab and chemicals.


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