The Chattanooga Fire Department were called to a fire at a homeless encampment off Peeples Street Wednesday afternoon.
The call came in at 2:25 p.m. to the 1200 block of Peeples Street. Flames and heavy smoke were visible on arrival.
Crews quickly extinguished the fire but a portion of the encampment was destroyed. There were no injuries.
Chattanooga Public Works assisted with the cleanup. Quint 1, Ladder 1, Squad 1, Battalion 1 (Green Shift), CFD’s Operations Chief, CPD and Public Works responded.