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Small fire at Hamilton County Jail

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

Chattanooga Firefighters responded to a small fire at the Hamilton County Jail Monday evening. 

The call came in just before 6:30 p.m.

The fire started in the laundry room and filled the building with smoke.  Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze quickly and no injuries are reported. 

No evacuations were necessary.  

Due to the smoke supervisors suspended the normal working procedure of the jail, along with canceling transports or intakes of arrestees. 

Crews are ventilating the building. 


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