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Foul play ruled out as cause of apartment fire; still no official cause

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Fire investigators have ruled out foul play in the fire at Brabson Hill Apartments.

Fire crews responded to a fire at the Brabson Hill Apartments, 510 East 5th Street, around 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Lieutenant Henry McElvain with the Fire Investigation Division said that the cause of the fire was accidental, though what exactly sparked the blaze remains undetermined.

Most of the fire was located in a small attic space, and on the roof.

No one was injured in the fire, which caused an estimated $70,000 in damages.

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