Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department are battling a house fire in Ooltewah. 

The home is located at 4137 East Freemond Circle. Firefighters say around 12:45 p.m. Saturday a 911 call was made reporting a fire in the basement of the home. 

Tri-Community VFD responded and arrived on scene reporting heavy smoke coming from the basement. They quickly contained the fire to the basement area. Due to the hot temperatures, a mutual aid response for additional manpower was made. Catoosa County Fire Department and Chattanooga-Hamilton County rescue responded to the scene. 

No injures were reported in the fire. The cause of the fire is undetermined and will be under investigation by the Tri-Community VFD Fire Marshal's Office. Damages are listed at $30,000.