Man Dies Stuck Inside Burning Apartment

A man died in a fire in Franklin after a police officer tried to save him.

Terry Mills, 46, was stuck inside his apartment Saturday night when the building when up in flames. After neighbors tried to get into the apartment and failed Officer Mike Schartner showed up and wasted no time before racing into the fire.

Russ Whitman from the Franklin police department said of Schartner, "he low-crawled...and drag him to the front door."

Schartner was not hurt in the rescue attempt.

Mills' death and the cause of the fire are still being investigated. It was Franklin's first fatal fire in 15 years.