At about 3:30 a.m. on Christmas, East Ridge Fire and Police were dispatched to 6715 Ringgold Road on a reported commercial fire at the former Hungry Fisherman restaurant.
Upon arrival Fire and Police units found a vacant structure totally involved with fire.
The building had been a restaurant several years ago located behind the East Ridge Flea Market.
Fire department crews made a defense attack and extinguished the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time. Units responded included East Ridge Fire, East Ridge Police, Memorial Ambulance, and Hamilton County Rescue for rehab.