Woman burns face after fire breaks out in bedroom

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) –  A Johnson City woman is recovering in the hospital after a fire broke out in her bedroom early Saturday morning. Officials with the Johnson City Fire Department tell us that fire happened in the 800 block of North Street.

Authorities say the woman had to be taken to Johnson City Medical Center, where she was treated for burns on her face. Firefighters were able to quickly put out the fire that started in the bedroom.

We are told that investigators believe the fire started after a person was smoking in bed.

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