East Ridge Fire

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF)-On the 1000 block of Hurst St. East Ridge TN. 37412, East Ridge Fire, East Ridge Police, and Hamilton County EMS we’re dispatched to a reported residential fire. Upon arrival heavy fire and smoke was found coming from the single family dwelling. All occupants had self evacuated prior to responders arrival.

Fire crews made an aggressive fire attack and conducted a search of the residence. One family pet was located during the search and was  removed.

A request was made to Tri State Mutual Aid for two additional engines to the scene and one for a fill in assignment at our station one.

No injuries were reported. Damages are estimated to be near $ 40,000.

East Ridge Fire Investigation division is conducting the origin and cause of the fire.

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