Fire at Alpharetta home ruled arson

A 52-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson in connection with a fire at a home in Alpharetta. According to Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King, Jesse Hooper was charged with Arson in the 1st Degree and Conspiracy

30 people evacuated after early morning apartment fire in Gwinnett

An early morning blaze Thursday damaged four apartment units on Chase Lane in Norcross. Firefighters brought the flames under control at about 2:12 a.m. Gwinnett County Fire officials say about 30 people were evacuated from the two-story, eight-unit apartment building when the

Polk County woman killed in home explosion

CEDARTOWN — An elderly woman was killed in a Polk County explosion that occurred on Saturday, Dec. 10 at about 9:30 a.m. According to Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King, residents up to several miles away reported hearing and

Peachtree Corners vehicle fire caused by smoking near gas can

PEACHTREE CORNERS — Vapor fumes from a gas can and smoking inside a vehicle don’t mix, and were the cause of a vehicle fire in Peachtree Corners Saturday afternoon, according to fire investigators. At 2:19 p.m., firefighters responded to the report of

Two killed in Bibb County apartment fire

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and Macon-Bibb Fire Department responded to an apartment building at 3775 Houston Avenue in the EZ Green Apartment complex, at 2:21 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived the apartment building was fully involved. The Fire Department was able to

Two firefighters injured in Gwinnett County house fire

LAWRENCEVILLE — A house fire that has been ruled arson sent two firefighters to the hospital just after 9 p.m. Saturday night. Firefighters responded to a reported house fire on Highgate Drive in Lawrenceville. The caller to 9-1-1 said her husband was

Fire at Mall of Georgia

BUFORD — Gwinnett County firefighters are on the scene at Mall of Georgia after a fire was reported there this evening. A caller to 9-1-1 reported seeing flames near the back of RUE 21 with shoppers trying to extinguish the fire with

Fire shuts down Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County firefighters responded at 9:42 a.m. to a reported business fire at 1450 Peachtree Industrial Blvd NE in Buford. Upon arrival, crews found the automotive shop fully involved, threatening an adjacent building which housed the offices for the business. Crews deployed

Valdosta fire crews rescue resident from burning home

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire in the 700 Block of Collier Street early Friday morning. The call came in from dispatch at 4:46 a.m. and the first fire unit arrived on scene within

Suspected arsonist arrested after returning to fire scene

LILBURN — A suspected arsonist was arrested by fire investigators after returning to the scene of a fire with gas cans in hand, fire officials say. It all started when a fire engine was at the intersection of Indian Trail Lilburn Road

Tractor trailer fire on I-75 South

The Atlanta Fire Dept. is on I-75 Southbound between Moores Mill Rd and Howell Mill Road fighting a fire. Interstate traffic will be severely impacted and may be shutdown at times due to a fully involved tractor trailer fire. Fire department officials

Valdosta Fire Department stops early morning blaze

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 503 Gil Harbin Industrial Blvd. at 5:43 a.m. Thursday morning. The first fire unit arrived on scene within four minutes to find heavy smoke coming from multiple

Georgia firefighters save family dog from fire

LILBURN — A Gwinnett County family may have been displaced from their home after a fire Thursday afternoon, but their pet dog is safe thanks to the efforts of local firefighters. Gwinnett County Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire

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