Chattanooga, TN – According to the Chattanooga Fire Department, this unfortunate incident occurred around 6:10 a.m. Monday.

It happened in the 1900 block of Suck Creek Road.

Chattanooga Fire Department crews responded to a report of a house fire.

The responding crews discovered that the closest fire hydrant was two miles away and the house was at the top of a steep hill.

They said that 2 thousand feet of fire hose was used to get water to the scene to fight the blaze.

The homeowner was not injured in this incident, but the home is considered to be a total loss.

The cause of fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.