Fire News Releases

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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OVERTURNED GAS TANKER INCIDENT CLEARED AND ROADWAY REOPENED

UPDATE - (Dacula, Ga., March 2, 2021) – At 5:26 a.m., fire personnel responded to the report of an auto accident with possible injuries at the intersection of Braselton Highway NE and Hamilton Mill Parkway NE in ...

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OVERTURNED TANKER TRUCK SPILLS THOUSANDS OF GALLONS OF FUEL DACULA BRASELTON HIGHWAY NE/HAMILTON MILL PARKWAY NE

(Dacula, Ga., March 3, 2021) – At 5:26 a.m., fire personnel responded to the report of an auto accident with possible injuries at the intersection of Braselton Highway NE and Hamilton Mill Parkway NE in Dacula. The ...

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OVERNIGHT FATAL HOUSE FIRE ON WHITNEY PARK DRIVE IN DULUTH

(Duluth, Ga., Mar. 2, 2021) – Firefighters responded at 12:50 a.m. to a resident report of a house fire with a person trapped inside on Whitney Park Drive NW in Duluth. Crews found heavy flames and smoke showing ...

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VEHICLE CRASHES INTO APARTMENT BUILDING DAMAGES GAS METERS AND STARTS FIRE

(Tucker, Ga., Mar. 1, 2021) – Firefighters responded Monday at 10:51 p.m. to a resident report of a vehicle that crashed into the side of an apartment building and damaged the natural gas meters. The incident ...

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FIRE DAMAGES DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT DULUTH 3140 MAIN STREET

(Duluth, Ga., Feb. 26, 2021) – Firefighters responded to the report of a business fire at Backstreet Eatery Bar & Grill located at 3140 Main Street in Duluth. The 9-1-1 caller was working at a neighboring ...

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AFTERNOON FIRE AT SAWNEE EMC POWER REGULATOR STATION

(Buford, Ga., Feb. 19, 2021) – A fire late Friday afternoon caused damage to a Sawnee EMC power regulator/transfer station on Riverside Road NE off Highway 20 in Buford. The location is behind the Publix shopping ...

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FOUR VICTIMS SUCCUMB TO INJURIES FROM AN EARLY MORNING BLAZE

(Snellville, Ga., Feb. 6, 2021) – Firefighters responded to a police officer’s report that a trailer was on fire on the 4200 block of Smokecreek Parkway SW in Snellville.

Initial reports stated that fire ...

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FIRE DAMAGES CAMPER ON MOHAWK DRIVE IN LAWRENCEVILLE

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Feb. 2, 2021) – Firefighters responded mid-morning on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, to a fifth-wheel camper on fire in the side yard of a residence on Mohawk Drive in Lawrenceville. The camper was ...

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FIRE RAVAGES HOME ON BACK CREEK CHASE IN DACULA

(Dacula, Ga., Jan. 31, 2021) – A blaze Sunday night caused heavy damage to a home on Back Creek Chase in Dacula. Flames were engulfing the back of the house and shooting through the roof when fire crews arrived at ...

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