Person Pulled From Burning Home On Airport Road Saturday Morning

Saturday, May 25, 2019
- photo by Chattanooga Fire Department

A person was pulled from a burning home on Airport Road on Saturday morning.

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to 900 Airport Road Lot #92 on a residential structure fire with entrapment at approximately 9 a.m.

Incident Commander Lieutenant Jack Babb reported fire and smoke showing upon arrival. Two residents had exited the structure prior to firefighters arrival, but reported one person was still inside. All three residents were adults.

Firefighters with Quint 13 and Squad 13 made an aggressive interior attack and primary search locating the victim and removing that person from the structure.

The fire was contained to the room of origin. Two of the three residents were transported to the hospital by HCEMS. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The American Red Cross responded to assist the family. 

The fire units that responded were Quint 13, Squad 13, Quint 8, Quint 21, Quint 6, and Squad 7 Red Shift.  Other agencies who responded included EPB, CPD, HCEMS, American Red Cross, and Hamilton County Rescue Rehab Unit.

- photo by Chattanooga Fire Department

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