Man rescued from duplex fire

Courtesy: Chattanooga Fire Department

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF)- Chattanooga firefighters rescued a man from a burning duplex in Hixson Sunday night.

It happened around 9 PM in the 5100 block of Eldridge Road.

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According to the fire department, when crews arrived, there was heavy fire coming out of the front and on the left side of the duplex.

They also found flames in the basement.

The fire department says that the man was pulled out of that basement.

He was taken to the hospital.

His injuries and condition are unknown at this time.

CFD says that Residents on the right side of the duplex got out safely and were not injured.

The fire was out in an hour and the cause is under investigation.

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Danielle Moss joined the WDEF 12 News team in April 2019 as a reporter, producer and fill-in Meteorologist. She began her journey at WDEF as a weather intern. You can find Danielle on the evening anchor desk every weekend. She also reports during the week and does weather as well. Danielle grew up in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Mass Communications degree. She is currently enrolled in Mississippi State's Broadcast and Operational Meteorology degree program and is expected to graduate in May of 2020. Prior to WDEF, Danielle worked as a sideline reporter on Friday Night Network. She is an avid traveler and is excited to start exploring Chattanooga. To connect with Danielle on social media you can find her on Twitter: @SunnyD_wx and you can like her Facebook page: Danielle Moss WDEF.