Chattanooga family of 7 escapes a house fire late Friday night


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) – A family of 7 escaped a house fire late Friday night.

Chattanooga fire Department responded to the 700 block of Hamilton View street to the scene of a heavy fire.

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They quickly attacked the fire and put it out within 20 minutes.

Everyone in the home was able to get out of the fire without injury including 2 adults and 5 children.

The house was severely damaged from the flames.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Joeli Poole joined the WDEF News 12 Team in April 2019 as a Reporter and Producer. You can find her reporting during the week and when not on camera; she's producing the 6 and 11 shows. Joeli grew up with a love for reporting, starting in middle school. She has been the anchor for her middle and high school TV stations, along with the Sports Anchor for her College TV Station. Joeli grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Tennessee when she 10 years old. She went to Cleveland Middle school and Walker Valley High School. She graduated in May of 2019 from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor's degree in Communications. Being from the area, Joeli loves being able to help tell the stories of her community. In her spare time, Joeli enjoys watching her LSU Tigers, hiking, and playing with her dog. Feel free to email any story ideas at