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Cause of fire at vacant building under investigation

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - A fire at a vacant building on Lee Highway is under investigation.  

The call came in just before 7:00 p.m. Tuesday of a fire at the old Sam's Club building in the Lee Point business center
A fire official says the fire was located on the loading dock on the back of the building. Rubber bumpers and other materials on the dock were on fire.  It took firefighters between 10 and 15 minutes to extinguish the flames.  The fire did not get into the building.  Damage is estimated at $10,000.  

The fire official says eyewitnesses report seeing some kids run away from the building before noticing the smoke. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 


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