Fire At Hamilton County Jail

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) Hamilton County Sheriff’s officials say there was a dryer fire at the Hamilton County Jail Monday night.

An employee noticed smoke in the laundry room.

Supervisors immediately suspended the normal working procedure of the jail, along with canceling transports or intake of arrestees by other agencies.

This is safety procedure for personnel and inmates.

It was contained to a single dryer.

There were no injuries or smoke exposure.

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