Fire News Releases

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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BUFORD COUPLE KILLED WHEN TREE FALLS ON HOUSE

(Buford, Ga., October 29, 2020) – Two people died after a large hardwood tree crashed through the roof and wall of their home on the 500 block of W. Garner Street, NW in Buford. The man and woman were found in the ...

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UPDATE - GWINNETT FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES STORM RESPONSE ACTIVITY FOR OCT. 29, 2020

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 29, 2020) – Gwinnett County firefighters began responding to an influx of wind-related incidents just before 5 a.m. on Thursday. The majority of calls included wires and trees down in the ...

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SATURDAY MORNING HOUSE FIRE CAUSES TOTAL LOSS

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 17, 2020) – Gwinnett County firefighters responded at 5:58 a.m. to an occupant report of a house fire on the 500 block of Shoal Circle, SE in Lawrenceville. Four adult occupants and a dog ...

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WOMAN DIES IN TOWNHOME FIRE WILLOWGATE CIRCLE, NW IN LILBURN

(Lilburn, Ga., Oct. 16, 2020) – Gwinnett County firefighters found a woman in her late 60’s, deceased inside a townhome fire in Lilburn Thursday night, Oct. 15, 2020. Crews responded to the scene around 8:21 ...

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CSX TRAIN DERAILS IN LILBURN FOLLOWING HEAVY RAINS FROM HURRICANE DELTA

(Lilburn, Ga., Oct. 11, 2020) – Firefighters responded at 1:43 a.m. to an occupant report of a train derailment on the CSX rail line in the area of Main Street NW and Camp Creek Road SW in the city of Lilburn. The ...

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GAS LEAK SHUTS DOWN ROCKBRIDGE ROAD IN NORCROSS

(Norcross, Ga., Oct. 6, 2020) – A natural gas leak outside that temporarily closed part of Rockbridge Road, NW in unincorporated Norcross was brought under control at 12:42 p.m. An emergency crew from Atlanta Gas ...

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