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ARSON REWARD BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION RELATED TO SERIES OF MOLOTOV COCKTAIL INCIDENTS

(Lawrenceville, GA., July 25, 2022) – Gwinnett County Fire Investigators are trying to determine who is responsible for a series of Molotov cocktail incidents that occurred between June 28 ...

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FIVE DISPLACED FOLLOWING SNELLVILLE HOUSE FIRE

(Snellville, Ga., July 17, 2022) – Firefighters responded at 11:35 p.m. to an occupant report of a house fire in the 1300 block of Tree Lane SW in unincorporated Snellville. The 911 caller advised the grill on the ...

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LIGHTNING STRIKE CAUSE OF HOUSE FIRE IN SNELLVILLE

(Snellville, Ga., July 13, 2022) – Yesterday evening our units were dispatched at 4:46 p.m. to a report of a house fire on the 4300 block of Amy Road, SW in Snellville. The caller stated that a house was on fire ...

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IMPROPERLY DISCARDED FIREWORKS TO BLAME FOR TWO HOUSE FIRES OVERNIGHT IN GWINNETT

(Lawrenceville, Ga., July 5, 2022) – Smoldering debris from discarded fireworks caused two house fires overnight in Gwinnett County. In both cases, the debris was thought to be extinguished and was placed close to ...

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RIDGEWOOD DRIVE FIRE IN LILBURN DISPLACES ONE ADULT

(Lilburn, Ga., June 19, 2022) – Firefighters responded at 7:27 p.m. to a neighbor’s report of a house fire in the 1500 block of Ridgewood Drive SW in Lilburn. The 911 caller advised they could see smoke coming ...

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MOTHER AND DAUGHTER RESCUED FROM CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER

(Buford, Ga., May 22, 2022) – Firefighters responded at 2:49 P.M. to a report of two stranded persons near the 6300 block of Cumming Highway NE in Buford. The 911 caller advised that his wife and daughter were ...

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LOG PILE FIRE CLOSES BUFORD HIGHWAY IN SUWANEE

(Suwanee, Ga., May 9, 2022) – Firefighters responded at 8:02 P.M. this evening to a report of a woods fire near the intersection of Buford Highway and Suwanee Dam Road NW in Suwanee. The caller to 911 stated that ...

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TUCKER APARTMENT FIRE DISPLACES 20 RESIDENTS

(Tucker, Ga., May 7, 2022) – Firefighters responded at 1:22 p.m. to an occupant’s report of an apartment fire at Somerset at the Crossing apartments located in the 400 block of Summerwalk Parkway NW in ...

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ANNUAL BURN BAN NOW IN PLACE

(Lawrenceville, Ga., May 2, 2022) – 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 through Sept. ...

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CHILD DIES IN EARLY MORNING LOGANVILLE FIRE

(Loganville, Ga., April 17, 2022) – Firefighters responded at 4:57 a.m. to an occupant report of a house fire in the 4400 block of Beaver Road SW in unincorporated Loganville. The 911 caller advised there was a fire ...

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