2 days ago
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House fire damages living room

Battalion Chief Chris Warren says firefighters worked quickly and were able to contain the fire damage to the living room.
5 days ago
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Carry The Load passes through Chattanooga

  Chattanooga, TN — The cross-country Carry The Load Memorial May National Relay passed through Chattanooga today, May 17th. It began around 2:00 p.m. They took a short break at the corner of 38th Street and Rossville Boulevard, then they walked to Station 1 on East Main Street. They then continued their walk through Chattanooga to Signal Mountain. Some off-duty Chattanooga firefighters […]
3 weeks ago
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Chattanooga fire investigators receive top honors

Chattanooga, Tenn. — Three Chattanooga fire investigators received top honors from the Tennessee Advisory Committee on Arson (TACA) in Franklin, Tennessee yesterday. Captains Anthony Moore, Henry McElvain and Andrew Waters were named “Public Fire Investigators of the Year” for 2016. The fire investigators work under the auspices of Chattanooga Fire Marshal Beau Matlock. “These men and […]
3 weeks ago
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Child with Lighter Starts Duplex Fire

Chattanooga, Tenn. — No injuries were reported in connection with a duplex fire tonight. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at 7:54 p.m. and responded to 4904 Jeffery Lane with five fire companies. The occupants in one side of the duplex, including two adults and one child, got out of their home uninjured. The other […]
1 month ago
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Apartment Fire Displaces Family of Four

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Fire caused significant damage to an apartment early this morning, but the rest of the building was saved, thanks to Chattanooga firefighters. The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to Woodlawn Apartments at 2300 Wilson Avenue shortly after 5:00am, along with six fire companies. Upon arrival, crews reported smoke and flames coming from […]
1 month ago
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See all 6 new Chattanooga Fire Academy videos

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Fire Department recently graduated their largest cadet academy ever, which means even more subjects for their annual fire videos. This year’s crop ranges from humor to instructional to inspirational. But more than anything, it is your chance to live the life of a new firefighter. Bruce Garner, who produced the […]
1 month ago
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Graduation Ceremony Held for Fire Department’s Largest Academy

Chattanooga, Tenn. — The ranks in the Chattanooga Fire Department just grew by 35 firefighters following a graduation ceremony tonight for Fire Academy 2017 at the Clear Creek Church of Christ. In front of a sanctuary packed with hundreds of family members and friends, Judge Russell Bean administered the firefighter’s oath to the graduates, who made […]
1 month ago
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Firefighters participate in advanced extrication course

Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Firefighters from 13 different agencies took part in an advanced extrication course today.
1 month ago
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Brush fire at Sherman Reservation

Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) -- The Chattanooga Fire Department was called to a brush fire at Sherman Reservation on Missionary Ridge Sunday afternoon.
1 month ago
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Fire damages Hixson Home

Hixson, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Chattanooga firefighters responded to a house fire on Crestview Drive around 7 pm Saturday night.