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

Discarded fireworks cause two Memorial Day fires

SNELLVILLE — Firefighters responded to two separate house fires in the Snellville area on Memorial Day that were caused by discarded fireworks devices.  The first fire occurred around 10:03 p.m. on Westminster Drive and damaged the side of the house, second floor,

Gwinnett County woman killed in apartment fire

NORCROSS — Fire Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a Gwinnett County woman on the 2100 block of Sarah Court in Norcross. Two women were in the apartment at the time of the

Sunday morning fire destroys two Lawrenceville homes

LAWRENCEVILLE — Firefighters responded at 2:03 a.m. to a neighbor’s report of a house fire at the 200 block of Twin Brook Way NW in unincorporated Lawrenceville. The 9-1-1 caller reportedly saw the house behind theirs on fire. Crews arrived to find

Three people displaced after Easter morning fire

BUFORD — Firefighters extinguished a fire early Easter morning on Craig Drive in Buford. Crews found heavy smoke showing from the single-story modular home at 3:08 a.m. The scene was declared under control at 3:55 a.m. There was no one home at

36 people without homes after Lawrenceville apartment fire

Firefighters responded at 6:31 a.m. Sunday morning to a neighbor’s report of an apartment fire at the Anzio Apartment Homes located at 3100 Sweetwater Road in Lawrenceville. The 911 caller said there was smoke coming from the neighbor’s apartment in Building 18.

Fatal fire kills Snellville woman and three children

SNELLVILLE — An early morning fire killed a Snellville woman and three children Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to a police officer’s report that a trailer was on fire on the 4200 block of Smokecreek Parkway in Snellville. Upon their arrival, fire crews

Gwinnett firefighters save dog from burning house

DACULA — Firefighters in Gwinnett County saved a pet dog from a burning home Sunday night. The late night blaze caused heavy damage to a home on Back Creek Chase in Dacula. Flames were engulfing the back of the house and shooting

Three dead after early morning house fire in Athens

ATHENS — Three people are dead after an early morning house fire in Athens, fire officials say. Fire crews were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Spring Valley Road at 3:27 a.m. Wednesday. A neighbor had called 911 and said the