Valdosta Fire Department stops early morning blaze

August 5, 2021
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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 overhead doors. The large, commercial building resulted in a two-alarm response totaling seven fire vehicles and 21 firefighters.

The building’s fire suppression system kept the fire contained until crews could bring it under control. All employees safely evacuated prior to Fire Department’s arrival.

The Fire Department reports no injuries. Valdosta Police Department and South Georgia Medical Center EMS assisted with on-scene operations. Fire crews determined the cause of the fire to be electrical.

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