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Chattanooga man suffering from 2nd degree burns after house fire

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A Chattanooga man is recovering from 2nd degree burns after a fire started on his back porch.

Firefighters responded around 5:45 p.m. on Saturday at 3223 6th Avenue, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out in about five minutes. The 60-year-old man who was hurt was taken to Erlanger Medical Center to be treated for 2nd degree burns to both of his forearms.

Firefighters said his injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and damages are listed at $10,000.

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