Acreage burned, headstones damaged in fire at Chattanooga National Cemetery

Acreage burned, headstones damaged in fire at Chattanooga National Cemetery

January 20th, 2014 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

A fire at the Chattanooga National Cemetery burned roughly five acres and damaged 1,800 headstones.

It happened Sunday just before 1:30 p.m.

Officials at the cemetery say clean up is underway and of the 1,800 headstones damaged at least three will have to be replaced.

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