Fire at Lee Highway Ace Hardware started around paint mixer

Fire at Lee Highway Ace Hardware started around paint mixer

February 26th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Members of the Hamilton County Rescue Squad reported a fire at the Ace Hardware, 5906 Lee Highway, in time for firefighters to save the building, officials said.

The fire was reported about 9 p.m. tonight and seven Chattanooga Fire Department trucks responded, according to spokesman Bruce Garner.

The fire started around a paint mixing machine and was quickly extinguished, Garner said.