Homeless Encampment Fire, Chattanooga Fire Department Responds

No injuries reported in fire that took place Friday morning
Fire Homeless Encampment

from Chattanooga Fire Department

Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) – A fire occurred Friday morning in downtown Chattanooga at a homeless encampment, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department.

No injuries have been reported. The fire department says two tents were destroyed and two others were damaged.

Authorities say the fire took place just after 7 a.m. on January 6, 2023.

They stated that the location of the fire was at 740 E. 12th St., which is between E. M.L. King Blvd. and E. Main St. in the downtown area.

Chattanooga firefighters quickly responded and extinguished the fire.  The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.


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