Apartments evacuated after East Ridge fire
EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – A fire at the Summit East Ridge Apartments forced an evacuation this evening.
East Ridge firefighters found heavy smoke coming from building 4 as they arrived just before 5 PM.
Crews had to use ladders to rescue one occupant from a balcony.
Two occupants were treated on the scene, but not taken to the hospital.
The cause and the origin of the fire is under investigation.