Two injured in morning fire in East Ridge

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Two people suffered from smoke inhalation from an early morning house fire in East Ridge.

It happened around four in the 1400 block of South Moore Road.

When firefighters got to the scene, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the home.

East Ridge Police officers had to help two people get out of the house – one from the back door, and another through a front window.

Those inside had to be taken to the hospital after inhaling too much smoke.

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire, which caused about $30,000 in damage.

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