published Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Fire destroys Dallas Bay auto repair shop

An auto repair business in the Dallas Bay area of Hamilton County was destroyed during a fire Saturday.

Steve Brown had been warming the garage, which is attached to his home, before working on a customer’s car, when he noticed smoke coming from the garage, according to a news release.

When Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department members arrived, exploding propane tanks kept them from entering the building immediately, the release stated. They had to wait for the propane to burn off before extinguishing the fire.

The business was destroyed, a long with a 1974 two-door Impala. The owner had no insurance, the release stated.

The cause of the fire is unknown, and is under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

The Soddy-Daisy Fire Department, Red Bank Fire Department and Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department also helped fight the blaze.

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:

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

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.