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Woman trapped in Superior Creek Lodge fire

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EAST RIDGE, TN. (WRCB)— An early morning fire at Superior Creek Lodge traps a woman in her room.

An East Ridge spokesperson says the incident happened just before 1:30 am Saturday on Mack Smith Road.

Police say firefighters arrived to a scene of heavy smoke coming from the second floor of building D and quickly realized a woman was trapped on the balcony of her room.

Three neighbors attempted to help the victim, but firefighters were able to rescue her with the use of a ladder.

Following the rescue, fire crews were able to contain the blaze to one room.

The victim and a neighbor were taken to Parkridge East Hospital for smoke inhalation; two others required treatment at the scene.

East Ridge Fire and Arson Investigators are trying to determine a cause.      

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