Fire News Releases

BLAZE DESTROYS BUSINESSES AT STRIP MALL

(Norcross, Ga., May 6, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 4:22 a.m. to a report of a business fire located at 6034 South Norcross Tucker Road NW in Norcross. The caller to 9-1-1- advised that a plaza was on ...

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TWO HOMES DESTROYED IN OVERNIGHT FIRE

(Lawrenceville, Ga., May 2, 2021) – 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 ...

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Annual Burn Ban Now In Place

(Lawrenceville, Ga., May 1, 2021) – The Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind residents that an annual ban on outdoor open burning is in place from May 1 ...

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ALL OCCUPANTS ESCAPE MAJOR FIRE AT BRIDGEWATER APARTMENTS IN DULUTH

(Duluth, Ga., April 16, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 5:30 p.m. to an occupant’s report of an apartment fire at the Bridgewater Apartments located at 2600 Ridge Brook Trail NW in Duluth. The 911 caller ...

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WOMAN ESCAPES FROM SECOND-FLOOR WINDOW DURING MASSIVE APARTMENT FIRE

(Norcross, Ga., April 5, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 3:10 a.m. to a report of an apartment fire at the Las Palamas Apartments, located at 1044 Seasons Parkway NW in unincorporated Norcross. The caller to 911 ...

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EASTER MORNING FIRE DAMAGES HOME ON CRAIG DRIVE IN BUFORD

(Buford, Ga., April 4, 2021) – Firefighters extinguished a fire early Easter morning on Craig Drive NE in Buford. Crews found heavy smoke showing from the single-story modular home at 3:08 a.m. The scene was ...

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SMOKE ALARM ALERTS FAMILY TO KITCHEN FIRE ON VILLA DRIVE IN LILBURN

Lilburn, Ga., April 3, 2021) – A Saturday afternoon house fire caused extensive damage to a home on Villa Drive in Lilburn. The blaze broke out at 2:27 p.m. and was brought under control at 2:53 p.m. The fire ...

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FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE TREE CUTTER FRIDAY EVENING IN SNELLVILLE

Snellville, Ga., April 2, 2021) – Firefighters specially trained as high-angle rope rescue technicians successfully rescued a tree cutter from atop an approximate seventy-foot tree Friday evening in Snellville. ...

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EARLY MORNING BLAZE DISPLACES 36 AT LAWRENCEVILLE APARTMENT HOMES

(Lawrenceville, Ga., March 28, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 6:31 a.m. to a neighbor’s report of an apartment fire at the Anzio Apartment Homes located at 3100 Sweetwater Road NW in Lawrenceville. The 911 ...

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TWO OCCUPANTS ESCAPE THROUGH WINDOWS IN NORCROSS DUPLEX FIRE

(Norcross, Ga., March 5, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 11:57 p.m. to a neighbor’s report of a duplex fire in the 5800 block of Kay Drive NW in unincorporated Norcross. The 911 caller advised of flames ...

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