Mother with 6 children loses home in overnight fire

from Chattanooga Fire Dept.

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – An East Chattanooga home burned in a fire around midnight.

It happened in the 1100 block of North Hawthorne Street.

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Chattanooga firefighters found the wood frame fire with heavy smoke coming from the front and flames coming through the windows.

They got it out in 15 minutes.

But a mother and her six children are getting assistance from the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.