Vacant Home Catches Fire in East Ridge

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East Ridge firefighters battle fire at 5305 Connell Street (Courtesy: Sargent Cleek, East Ridge Police Department)

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF)- East Ridge firefighters had to respond to a house fire at 5305 Connell Street in East Ridge late Thursday evening, May 19, 2022.

Hamilton County EMS recieved a call about the fire at 10:22 PM and responded with the East Ridge Fire and Police Departments. The fire was quickly located and extinguished when firefighters reached the scene.

The home was vacant and no one was inside the structure when it caught on fire. No injuries were reported at the scene.

Damages are estimated to be around $20,000. The cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated.

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