UPDATE 2: Four families staying elsewhere after fire
By WRCB Staff
EAST RIDGE, HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- Fire crews battle an apartment fire on Keeble Street in East Ridge.
The fire broke out about 7:30 pm, in an apartment at 1500 Keelbe St.
The fire was threatening a closed attached business (Tri-State Denture Center) and a second apartment which was occupied. The residents inside the second apartment had evacuated as firefighters arrived on the scene.
The apartment where the fire had originated was not occupied at the time of the fire.
The fire department was able to save a small dog from the second apartment.
The Red Cross has been called to assist the families.
East Ridge Fire/Arson Investigators are working to determine the cause and origin of the fire. It is not believed that foul play is involved. Damage is estimated at $30,000.