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Walker County Fire Rescue quickly extinguish apartment fire Sunday afternoon in Chickamauga

Updated: Aug 5, 2019

No injuries reported after an apartment caught fire Sunday afternoon in Chickamauga, Walker County Fire Rescue responded to 123 Chris Lane around 4:16 P.M. in reference to reports of the apartment filled with black smoke. Truck 2 arrived on scene within minutes and reported moderate smoke showing from the A-Side of a one story duplex. Truck 2 along with Engine 6 made an aggressive interior attack to bring the fire under control quickly. Engine 1 assisted with water supply, Hose 20 and Company 8 assisted with overhaul. The fire was contained to the unit of origin. Chickamauga PD also provided traffic control on scene. Great work by all on scene! It was a busy day for Walker Fire and Walker County 911. This was the second working fire of the day for WCFR. The cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated. Red Cross was contacted to the help the family that was displaced.