UPDATED: CFD battles mobile home fire
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Chattanooga firefighters spent the morning battling a mobile home fire.
According to information sent to Eyewitness News, CFD received a call around 9:15 a.m. Friday that smoke was coming from the windows of the home at 2426 Harrison Pike. When fire crews arrived on the scene, they found flames shooting from the windows.
The fire did substantial damage to the mobile home, but thankfully no one was inside at the time.
Two firefighters were injured on this fire. One was treated and released from a local hospital for heat exhaustion. The other firefighter injured an ankle when his foot fell through part of the burned out floor.
The cause of this fire remains under investigation. Lieutenant Anthony Moore with the Fire Investigation Division said the dollar loss is estimated at $95,000 for the building and its contents.
The residents, who were not home at the time, include two adults and three children. Volunteers with the American Red Cross were called in to provide recovery assistance to the family.