Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga Fire Department officials said this incident occurred around 4:09 a.m. early Monday morning.
It happened on Parker Lane.
Chattanooga Fire Department crews responded to a report of a structure fire.
The responding crews saw smoke coming from the detached garage that had a chicken coop in it.
They were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.
The cause was determined to be a heat lamp in a chicken coop on the outside of the garage.
Unfortunately, a number of chickens perished, officials said.
It’s unclear exactly how much damage the fire caused.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.