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UPDATE: Firefighters battle blaze in Ooltewah

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A home in Ooltewah is destroyed by fire Monday evening.

Officials say the call came in around 7:45p.m. from the homeowner of a fire in the garage.

When Tri-Community Volunteer firefighters arrived they saw flames coming from the garage and attic areas.  The fire quickly spread throughout the attic catching the entire roof line and house on fire.

The residents managed to escape the burning home safely.  No injuries are reported.

The house is considered a total loss, valued at $167,000, but the homeowners did have insurance. 

They will be staying with family.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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