Fire News Releases

FIREFIGHTERS PREVENT BLAZE FROM DAMAGING MULTIPLE BUSINESSES

(Norcross, Ga., July 13, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 2:13 a.m. to a report of a business fire located at 5965 Buford Highway NW in Norcross. The caller to 9-1-1- advised they could see the fire from across the ...

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AFTERNOON FIRE DAMAGES LILBURN HOME

(Lilburn, Ga., July 8, 2021) – Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at the 133 block of Lester Woods Ct in Lilburn. The caller to 911 advised that there was possibly a dog inside but that the residents ...

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FIRE INVESTIGATORS SEEKING LEADS IN RECENT APARTMENT FIRE ARSON CASE

(Norcross, Ga., July 6, 2021) – Gwinnett County fire investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for starting two fires at an apartment complex during the early morning hours of Sunday, June 27, 2021. A ...

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EARLY MORNING FIRE DAMAGES LAWRENCEVILLE QUADRAPLEX

(Lawrenceville, Ga., June 25, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 12:44 a.m. to a resident report of an apartment on fire in building 13. The caller to 911 stated that it was unknown where the fire was coming from. ...

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MALTBIE STREET DUPLEX FIRE SPARKED BY TREE FALLING ON POWER LINES

(Lawrenceville, Ga., June 20, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 9:25 a.m. to a passerby’s report of a structure fire near the intersection of Maltbie Street NW and N Perry Street NW in the city of ...

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MEMORIAL DAY HOUSE FIRES SPARKED BY FIREWORKS DEVICES

(Snellville, Ga., June 1, 2021) – Firefighters responded to two 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 ...

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MONDAY AFTERNOON BLAZE DAMAGES DULUTH APARTMENTS

(Duluth, Ga., May 31, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 12:52 p.m. to a resident report of an apartment fire at The Portico Apartments, located at 1171 Preston Park Drive NW in unincorporated Duluth. The caller to ...

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WOMAN DIES IN SATURDAY MORNING FIRE AT NORCROSS APARTMENTS

(Norcross, Ga., May 29, 2021) – A Norcross woman died Saturday morning when a fire ripped through her unit at the JSD Apartments, located on the 2100 block of Sarah Court NW in unincorporated Norcross. Firefighters ...

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CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER RECOVERY (ACTIVE INCIDENT) SUWANEE MCGINNIS FERRY BRIDGE (SOUTH)

(Suwanee, Ga., May 25, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 1:23 a.m. to a report of a missing kayaker. Forsyth County’s Swiftwater team was already in the water and had located the kayak but requested assistance ...

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UPDATE: BLAZE DESTROYS BUSINESSES AT STRIP MALL

UPDATE: (Norcross, Ga., May 20, 2021) – According to Fire Investigators, at this time there is nothing indicating that this fire was intentionally set. A sample for ignitable liquids was analyzed at a ...

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