Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported grass fire off Highway 153 South, near the Hamill Road railroad viaduct, around 3:00 this afternoon.
Passing motorists reported flames were shooting over the viaduct and threatening traffic on the roadway.
Once on the scene, the firefighters got the blaze under control in minutes.
The fire scorched an area of about an acre or less.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Get breaking news from the Times Free Press on Twitter at www.twitter.com/timesfreepress or by visiting us on Facebook or Twitter at the right:
related articles »
Chattanooga firefighters had a busy night, responding to numerous calls that ended with a 2-alarm apartment fire in Hixson
A home in the Eagle Bluff subdivision off State Highway 58 burned to the ground Saturday afternoon.
A Chattanooga family is homeless following an apartment fire started with a cigarette this afternoon.
Two people are dead and two more in critical condition in separate house fires this morning, officials said.