Home seriously damaged by fire when homeowner was away

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The cause of a house fire this evening in East Chattanooga is under investigation.

Firefighters say the owner was not at home when the fire broke out shortly before 6PM.

It happened in the 2400 block of East 3rd Street.

They arrived to find flames coming out of the back of the house.

Crews had it out in 15 minutes but the home was seriously damaged.

No one was hurt.

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