Fire News Releases

FIRE DAMAGES INDIAN VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER

(Norcross, Ga., Jan. 2, 2021) –Firefighters responded at 1:44 p.m. to an occupant report of a business fire at the Indian Village shopping center located at 2055 Beaver Ruin ...

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OVERNIGHT FIRE RESPONSE ACTIVITY FOR NEWS YEAR'S EVE/DAY

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Jan. 1, 2021) – The following is a brief synopsis of fire response activity starting at 8:00 p.m. on December 31, 2020 through 7:00 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2021. ...

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NEW FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES VEHICLES FEATURE UPDATED COUNTY BRANDING

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Dec. 31, 2020) – Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services recently placed three new support vehicles and two apparatus units in service for day-to-day operations and emergency response. ...

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BLAZE DAMAGES BUILDING AT MEDLOCK WOODS APARTMENTS

(Peachtree Corners, Ga., Dec. 26, 2020) – An early morning fire caused heavy damage to several apartment units at the Medlock Woods Apartments in Peachtree Corners. ...

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Junior Girl Scout Donates Pet Oxygen Mask Kits To Five Gwinnett Fire Stations

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Dec. 22, 2020) — Christmas came early for Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services thanks to the efforts of 11-year-old Junior Girl Scout Sophia ...

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BLAZE MONDAY DAMAGES DULUTH HOME

(Duluth, Ga., Dec. 14, 2020) – A blaze Monday ravaged a ranch-style home on the 2700 block of Norwood Way, NW in Duluth. Firefighters were called to the scene at 4:34 p.m. by an occupant who advised 911 that the ...

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GWINNETT OFFERS FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Nov. 24, 2020) – Each year, the leading cause of home fires is unsafe cooking habits. With Thanksgiving around the corner, Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services is sharing tips to help you keep ...

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OVERNIGHT BUFORD HOUSE FIRE CAUSED BY DISCARDED SMOKING MATERIALS

(Buford, Ga., Nov. 21, 2020) – Firefighters responded at 4:20 a.m. to a neighbor’s report of a house fire in the 900 block of W Shadburn Avenue NE in the city of Buford. The 911 caller advised the house was ...

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Fire Investigator Seeking Leads In Recent Vehicle Arson Case

(Loganville, Ga., Nov. 20, 2020) – Gwinnett County fire investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for setting a 2003 Nissan Altima on fire in front of a mobile home during the early morning hours of ...

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FIRE DESTROYS VACANT HOME IN BUFORD

(Buford, Ga., Nov. 1, 2020) –Firefighters responded at 1:21 a.m. to a passerby report of a house fire in the 5500 block of Cumming Highway NE in Buford. The 911 caller advised the home was fully involved with no ...

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