WOMAN DIES, TEEN INJURED IN HOUSE FIRE

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A Tullahoma woman dead, her teenage daughter hurting as the result of a Tuesday night fire at their home. Neighbors’ summoned firefighters after witnessing smoke rolling from the home at 407 Cumberland Ave. Authorities say Joy Martinez, age 50, died at the scene. Her 14-year-old daughter was airlifted to Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her condition is not known. The fatal blaze apparently started in the kitchen area. At least 3 smoke detectors were in use. An autopsy has been ordered. The state fire marshal is investigating the blaze.

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