Firefighters battle business fire in East Ridge

East Ridge, TN (WDEF) – East Ridge firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at an East Ridge business Tuesday evening.
        Responders were called to Birkhead Automotive on Boyd Street around 5pm.
        The business just off Ringgold Road does automotive repair work as well as car stereo and speaker installations.
        Catoosa County and Fort Ogelthorpe crews also helped battle the blaze.
        East Ridge Fire Department Chief Mike Williams said, "Upon arrival we found that the occupants were outside P.D. had evacuated them and assisted evacuation.  Heavy smoke was showing coming from the building.  Our initial crews made fire attack, found the fire, a large fire in the storage room."
        The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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