Fire Destroys Home in the Ooltewah Area
By AMY MAXWELL, Correspondent | November 02, 2020 | TENNESSEE
Story No. 110220102
Photo by Amy MaxwellFront side of the house.
Photo by Amy Maxwell
Photo by Amy MaxwellTri-Community VFD personnel
Hamilton County, TN - A fire destroyed a home in the Ooltewah area on the morning of November 2nd. At 6:40 A.M., a neighbor called 911 reporting a house fire located at 9013 Azlar Drive. Tri-Community Vol. Fire Department responded and arrived on scene reporting that half of the home was fully involved with fire. Neighbors informed firefighters on scene that the homeowners were out of town. No injuries were reported, but HCEMS was on scene for any potential injuries to firefighters. The cause of the fire will be under investigation by the Tri-Community VFD Fire Marshal’s Office. Fire officials report that the house is a total loss, and damages were listed at $120,000. Tri-Community VFD requested a mutual aid response for their fire. Chattanooga Fire Department stood by in their district for additional emergency calls, and Hamilton County Rescue provided rehab for firefighters on the scene.
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