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06-12-17 Two People Displaced in Morning House Fire

The woman who lived there and her two dogs were in the front yard when the first firefighters arrived. Captain Chris Fryar with Engine 15 said flames were visible on the front of the house when the first firefighters arrived on the scene.


As additional firefighters arrived to help, the firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. Their efforts were hampered by a downed power line that separated from the house during the fire. Captain Brent Arnold, the incident commander, said the fire caused substantial damage to the house. An estimate on the dollar loss was not available.

Captain Brent Arnold, the incident commander, said the fire displaced two adults and two pet dogs. Volunteers with the American Red Cross were called in to provide assistance to the victims. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Chattanooga police, Hamilton County EMS and EPB also provided assistance on the scene.


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