Apartment fire claims a life in Lewisburg - WSMV Channel 4

Apartment fire claims a life in Lewisburg

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LEWISBURG, TN (WSMV) -

Lewisburg Fire Department says fire broke out in one of the units at the Lewisburg Summit Apartments around 9 o'clock Saturday night.

When they arrived, they say the apartment was heavily involved with flames and smoke. They found one person dead inside that unit. The cause of death and the fire are under investigation

The fire department says they were able to keep the fire contained to the one apartment, but the hallway and 23 other units were affected by smoke damage.

About 140 units were evacuated, people from all but 23 were allowed to return.

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