Update: Electrical fire forces evacuation of Patten Towers

photo Police and emergency vehicles outside of Patten Towers Tuesday night.

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Brainerd Complex (1010 North Moore Rd) is closed to the public today and all programs, including swim classes, are cancelled for today.Recreation center staff is working with the Chattanooga Fire Department and the Red Cross to provide shelter for those misplaced by the Patten Towers fire last night.

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An electrical fire broke out around 10 p.m. last night in the basement of Patten Towers, forcing an evacuation of all 241 residents, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Fire Department.

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