East Lake home significantly damaged in fire

East Lake home significantly damaged in fire

September 21st, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News
Fire damaged a home in East Lake.

Fire damaged a home in East Lake.

Photo by Battalion Chief Chris Warren

A fire late Thursday that damaged a Chattanooga home is under investigation.

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a call at 2597 E. 40th St. just after 11 p.m., according to a news release. Battalion Chief Chris Warren said heavy fire was showing on the front of the house when the first firefighters arrived. All of the occupants got out of the house without injury. 

Warren said the fire was brought under control in 15 minutes.

The fire caused significant damage to the home, although the extent is not know at this time.


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