Firefighter Suffers Heat-Related Injury In House Fire Friday Evening

Friday, September 27, 2019

A firefighter suffered a heat-related injury while fighting a fire Friday evening.

 

A neighbor who spotted smoke helped get fire crews to the home off Shallowford Road. 

 

The Chattanooga Fire Department was called to the house in the 2200 block of Beeler Avenue before 6:30 p.m. Smoke appeared to be coming from underneath the structure.

 

When firefighters arrived and went inside, there was no smoke. 

 

They cut cut holes in the floor and in the side of the house.

They found the fire under the flooring and got it extinguished. 

 

None of the residents were home at the time of the fire.

 

Quint 7, Squad 9, Quint 6, Engine 15, Squad 13, Engine 4, Quint 13, Quint 21, and Battalion 2 and 3 responded, as well as Hamilton County EMS. 

 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

The firefighter was treated on the scene.


Get Emailed Headlines From Chattanoogan.com; Like Us On Facebook, Twitter For Instant News

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Walker County Arrest Report For Nov. 11-17


We send out headlines each week day of the latest Chattanooga news. Our news headlines have links that take you to the stories with a click. We also send out special emails if there ... (click for more)

Click here for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Here is the Walker County arrest report for Nov. 11-17: HOLBERT DANNY NICHOLAS WM 29 *** OFFICER GALYON FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE – FELONY (HOLD IN HAMILTON TN) BRADLEY HERMAN DAMION WM 36 ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Get Emailed Headlines From Chattanoogan.com; Like Us On Facebook, Twitter For Instant News

We send out headlines each week day of the latest Chattanooga news. Our news headlines have links that take you to the stories with a click. We also send out special emails if there is a highly significant local news story breaking so you will be aware of it quickly. To be added to the email headline list, just email us at news@chattanoogan.com. In addition, ... (click for more)

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Click here for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Opinion

Salary Increases Needed, Alinsky Tactics Are Not

I have advocated and fought for increases in teacher salaries for educators over the decades. Beyond mere rhetoric, I actually talk to those policymakers at the state level who set the budget which largely determines salaries. We know that many teachers still struggle to support their own families, particularly in places where the cost of living is higher. That is unacceptable. ... (click for more)

Volunteer And Make A Difference

I hear people all the time whining and complaining on here and other social media outlets about how bad the Valley has gotten or it's not the same Valley we have grown up in. You know it's not. There are several reasons why this is so true. However, we the citizens are the ones to blame. When I was picking up trash along Brown's Ferry I can't tell you how many times I picked ... (click for more)

Sports

Lee Wins First Gulf South Soccer Championship

Yotam Balbul headed home the lone goal of the match in the 81st minute to give the Lee men's soccer team its first Gulf South Conference Championship in program history with a 1-0 shutout of West Florida on Sunday afternoon from the Ashton Brosnaham Park. Balbul connected off a corner kick from Jared McWhorter to give the Flames the advantage late in the title game. Lee kept ... (click for more)

Lee Women Suffer 2-1 Loss In Gulf South Conference Championship

For almost 79 minutes it appeared that the Lee University women's soccer team was on its way to the Gulf South Conference Championship. However, the University of Montevallo scored the equalizer and turned the contest in their favor and rallied to score the winning goal in the 87th minute for the 2-1 victory. The Lady Flames seized control of the contest in the first half. ... (click for more)