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4 Dead, 1 Injured in Tennessee House Fire

Emergency services received a 911 call about four people trapped inside a house fire at around 3:31 a.m. early Sunday morning

Chattanooga fire department trucks on the scene.
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Four adults died and another was injured in an overnight house fire in Chattanooga, Tennessee, early Sunday morning.

Emergency services received a 911 call about four people trapped inside a house fire at around 3:31 a.m. local time, according to the Chattanooga Fire Department. Upon arrival, responders began fighting heavy smoke and fire while searching the building.

Firefighters found four people — three men and a woman, between the ages of 35 and 85 — dead from the blaze.

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One 35-year-old man had managed to escape through a second story window before the fire department's arrival and was treated for smoke inhalation. His condition is unclear.

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