East Cobb Home Engulfed by Fire: Community Rallies to Help Homeowner

East Cobb Home Engulfed by Fire: Community Rallies to Help Homeowner


The Gist: A fire in East Cobb’s Loch Highland neighborhood on Saturday evening completely destroyed a home, leaving resident Bobby Bell and his two dogs unscathed but homeless. The blaze, believed to have originated from a fireplace, rapidly engulfed the residence.

The Details: The incident, reported at 6:54 p.m. , saw a swift response from Cobb Fire & Emergency Services Department. Upon their arrival, however, the house was already fully involved in flames. According to the fire department, the preliminary cause of the fire seems to be linked to the fireplace. The fire also affected an adjacent garage.

Thankfully, no injuries were reported as Mr. Bell, along with his pets, had already evacuated.

Community Response:

What You Can Do: Community members wishing to contribute to Bobby Bell’s recovery can donate through the GiveSendGo campaign.

What’s Next?: Investigations are ongoing to determine the exact cause of the fire. Meanwhile, the local community and authorities continue to emphasize fire safety awareness and preparedness as key measures to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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