Firefighters saved an apartment complex on Chattanooga's Southside Thursday night.

The fire was reported around 7:20 pm in the 1500 block of Mitchell Avenue.

Chattanooga Fire Department spokesperson Bruce Garner says firefighters arrived at the 4-unit complex to find the front porch engulfed by flames.

Garner says the fire was put out in about five minutes and only damaged the porch.

One resident was inside the complex when the fire started and made it out safely.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Damages are estimated at $10,000.

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