Home On Lightfoot Mill Road Damaged By Fire Wednesday Afternoon

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
- photo by Bruce Garner
A home on Lightfoot Mill Road was damaged by a kitchen fire Wednesday afternoon.
 
Shortly after 3 p.m., Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a house fire at 3026 Lightfoot Mill Road. Smoke was visible as the first firefighters arrived on the scene. Captain Chris Fryar with Engine 15 said the firefighters located the fire in the kitchen and were able to contain the fire damage to that room. The rest of the house had smoke and water damage.
No injuries were reported.

The fire displaced two adults and two pet dogs. Volunteers with the American Red Cross were called in to provide assistance to the residents.
 
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Chattanooga Police and Hamilton County EMS also provided valuable assistance on the scene.  
- photo by Bruce Garner

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