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Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Shortly before 7:00 this morning, Chattanooga firefighters responded to a fire at 6431 Plantation Drive. Captain Michael Montieth with Quint 7 said heavy smoke was visible as they made their way inside the house. The man who lived there was still inside and he directed the firefighters to the bedroom where the fire was located. The firefighters got the man out of the house and worked quickly to get the blaze under control. The man was treated on the scene by Hamilton County EMS for smoke inhalation. He declined to be transported to a hospital.

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Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Around 3:30 this afternoon, Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a house fire at 1301 E. 17th Street. The first firefighters on the scene reported smoke was showing from the one-story house. Battalion Chief Chris Willmore said the firefighters attacked the fire quickly, getting the fire under control in less than 20 minutes. No injuries were reported.

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Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Chattanooga firefighters responded to an apartment fire shortly after 9:00 Monday night at Royal Arms Apartments at 314 McBrien Road. Captain Kevin Carpenter with Quint 13 said the first firefighters on the scene found a small kitchen fire and quickly extinguished it with a portable water extinguisher.

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Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a duplex fire shortly after 7:00 this morning at 2601 Taylor Street. Battalion Chief Don Bowman said the fire was in the "A" side of the duplex. The occupants on both sides of the duplex got out safely. The firefighters located the fire in the floor underneath a woodburning stove. It took them less than 10 minutes to extinguish the fire.

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UPDATE: The cause of this fire has been ruled accidental. The fire investigator says a candle started the fire this morning that injured one woman and left two people homeless.

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