Deputy Rescues Appalachia Woman From Burning Apartment
A Wise County Deputy heroically broke through a door into a room of flames and smoke where he saved a woman from an apartment fire. Officer Nathaniel Baker forced his way in to the residence at Inman Village Apartments in Appalachia with visible flames and smoke present. Baker located the woman in the living room area and pulled her to safety. The Appalachian Fire Department extinguished the flames and provided medical attention to the woman. No other injuries were reported and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.