Fire Damages Home On Wilson Street Tuesday Evening

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported house fire at 2112 Wilson Street at 7:42 p.m. on Tuesday.

It took four fire companies about 20 minutes to get the fire under control.

When the first engine company arrived, they found a single-story residential with smoke and flames visible from the front of the structure, according to Lieutenant Wadie Suttles, the incident commander of Engine 4.

The residence was unoccupied during the time of the fire.  Fire suppression efforts were made by fire crews, containing the fire to its area of orgin. 

No one was injured, and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Damages are estimated at $15,000.

The firefighters were assisted by Chattanooga Police, Hamilton County EMS and EPB.


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