A house fire occurred this morning, November 17, at approximately 8:30 a.m. near Georgetown Road and Harrison Pike in Cleveland, TN.
The Cleveland Fire Department arrived at the scene and initiated a search. They confirmed that no victims remained within the home.
A woman who was inside the home when the fire began was treated on the scene, but refused further medical attention.
Cleveland Police Department briefly shut down Georgetown Road at Summerfield Avenue.
Another fire was reported on Lang Street SE at the time fire crews were working to put out the fire on Georgetown Road.
Cleveland Fire Department responded to the second fire, where one person also was treated on the scene, but refused further medical attention.
Both fires significantly depleted Cleveland Fire Department’s resources. Ocoee, Chattanooga, and Bradley County Fire Departments are now on standby in the event another fire occurs in the Cleveland area.
Mix 104.1’s Steve Hartline spoke on the phone with Pete Vandusen, Assistant Fire Chief at Cleveland Fire Department, regarding both fires. Watch the interview below.
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