KINGSPORT — A Friday morning fire in Kingsport has gutted an apartment building and sent a woman to the hospital with burns.
It occurred at 811 Dale Alley Street, a two-story structure containing four to six apartments. According to witnesses the blaze began at about 4:30 a.m.
At approximately 9 a.m. Lisa Alley stood beside a Kingsport fire truck that remained on scene, alternating conversations between fire fighters and a cell phone in her hand. She said her two daughters lived in one of the apartments, with Andrea Bailey, 23, being transported from the scene to the hospital. According to Alley she had suffered second-degree burns, and all her daughters' possessions had been destroyed.