Sad update to Franklin County, TN fire - 4 year old dies

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We have an update on the tragic fire that occurred Monday morning around 8:30am on Blue Creek Road in Tullahoma inside Franklin County.

When authorities arrived, deputies say bystanders helped pull three children from the home. Tragically 4-year-old Sophie Burks died from her injuries after being taken to Southern Tennessee Regional Healthcare in Winchester.

The two others are 1-year-old Landon Burks and 6-month-old Leah Tigue. They were flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where they remain in the burn unit.

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A spokesperson for Vanderbilt stated Tuesday that Landon was in critical condition while Leah is in stable condition in the Monroe Carell Children's Hospital.

There is an ongoing investigation into the fire by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and state bomb and arson investigators.

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Partner Station WMSR

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