Morning fire at WRCB transmitter building on Signal Mountain

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Walden’s Ridge Emergency Services responded to an early morning fire at the transmitter site for WRCB-TV 3 on Tuesday morning.

An automatic fire alarm went off around 6 AM.

But when fire crews arrived, they couldn’t see anything.

However, they could smell burning wires.

Using a thermal imaging camera, they spotted a small fire in an exterior wall between the sheetrock and insulation, and quickly put it out.

No one works at the building.

Fire officials say the cause of the fire was electrical.

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