The following is a press release from the East Ridge Fire Department.
On 1-13-2016, a residential fire was reported at 529 Frawley Rd. East Ridge TN 37412.
Upon arrival of East Ridge Fire and Police, heavy smoke and fire was found coming from a single family dwelling. Fire crews made an interior attack and quickly extinguished the fire. The occupant had self evacuated prior to our arrival and had been trying to extinguish the fire, but was unsuccessful.
He was checked by Lifeguard EMS and refused treatment. The estimated dollar loss to be approximately $ 30,000.
East Ridge Squad One, Squad Two, Quint One, Engine One, Engine Two, Support One, Battalion One, Lifeguard EMS, and East Ridge a Police responded.