published Friday, February 4th, 2011

Fire destroys home on Chief Van Lane

A home was completely destroyed early this morning, according to Chattanooga Fire Department.

Firefighters responded to a structure fire at 3710 Chief Van Lane at 3:30 a.m. When they arrived they found most of the home was already engulfed in flames, a news release stated.

No one was inside the residence, according to the statement.

The fire not only destroyed the home but also a car, resulting in damages of about $110,000. Investigators believe the fire started in the garage. It’s unclear what caused the fire.

The case remains under investigation, fire officials said.

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