Children escape East Lake house fire
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Fire officials say two children were home alone this afternoon when their home caught fire.
It happened around 1:30 PM on Calhoun Avenue, just a block off of Rossville Boulevard in East Lake.
Fire officials say flames were coming out of the back corner of the home when crews arrived.
They believe it started in a bedroom.
Officials say the two children got out of the home okay, and one of them ran to a nearby business to get help.
Firefighters put the fire out in ten minutes.