published Monday, February 14th, 2011

Chattanooga: Afternoon grass fire off Highway 153

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.

about Staff Report...

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:

Comments do not represent the opinions of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, nor does it review every comment. Profanities, slurs and libelous remarks are prohibited. For more information you can view our Terms & Conditions and/or Ethics policy.
please login to post a comment

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement
400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.