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Victim from Johnson City Christmas Day house fire in stable condition

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A woman injured in a Christmas Day house fire was reported to be in stable condition Thursday at a hospital in Nashville.

Johnson City firefighters were called to a fire at 2312 Rambling Road around 7:30 Christmas morning . Before they even arrived, firefighters were told a person was trapped inside the house.

The victim who was trapped was quickly found, though, according to the fire department’s incident report, “search and fire attack were hampered due to the high quantity of clothing and items on the floor.”

Firefighters knocked down the fire found in a hallway and located the victim, who was quickly removed from the building.

According to the report, there were no smoke detectors in the house.

The home received major smoke and fire damage to the hallway and a bedroom.

Johnson City Fire Department Capt. Jason Powell said three adult siblings were in the house at the time of the fire. The father and mother were out of the country.

The victim was taken to Vanderbilt Hospital as a precaution for extremely elevated carbon monoxide levels and the potential for airway burns, Powell said.

“It appears those concerns did not come to fruition,” Powell said.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

The fire department’s report lists “Possibly mental disabled” as a human factor contributing to the fire.

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