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Chattanooga, Tenn. -- The victim who died in a house fire at 4605 Plaza Hills Drive on December 29, 2017 has been identified as James Young. He was 50 years old. The Hamilton County Medical Examiner's Office says Young died from smoke inhalation.

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An early morning fire in Brainerd was the first of the year for the CFD. The call came in at 1:58 AM as a vehicle fire with structural endangerment at 5600 Old Mission rd. Squad 13 was first on the scene. Captain Kieth Liles reported a fully involved vehicle with flames moving into the house. Additional companies were dispatched. Quint 13 secured a water supply from a nearby hydrant and the fire was quickly controlled and extinguished. Squad 1, Engine 15, and Quint 6 assisted. There were no injuries. The cause is under investigation.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Chattanooga firefighters responded to a house fire at 3325 Idlewild Drive at 10:39 p.m. this evening. Firefighters from Engine 5 arrived to find smoke showing and located a working fire in a bedroom of the residence. The fire was rendered, under control within 5 minutes. With a total of five fire companies on scene, the fire was contained to the bedroom. No one was injured, however, a family of four (one male and three children) was displaced. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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At 4:02 AM Chattanooga Fire Department units were dispatched to 2934 Lightfoot Mill rd. on a reported structure fire with all residents outside the building. Engine 4 arrived on scene and reported smoke and flames in the front door. Firefighters on Engine 4 and Quint 4 made an aggressive interior attack put the fire out quickly. The damage was mostly contained to the kitchen. No one was home when firefighters arrived. Quint 6 and Quint 10 were on scene as well. The cause is under investigation.

The Chattanooga fire department responded to a duplex fire this morning that resulted in a fatality. The call was received at 7:17 AM. Six fire companies responded to 4605 Plaza Hills Lane with reports of one person still in the structure. The first arriving company, Quint 19, immediately entered the house despite heavy smoke and flames. The victim was quickly removed, handed over to the waiting HCEMS ambulance, and transported to Erlanger ER. It was verified that all occupants of the other side of the duplex had exited and they reported there was only one resident of the side involved.

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