Fire News Releases

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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OUTDOOR BURN BAN ENDS, BURNING STILL LIMITED IN GWINNETT

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 1, 2020) – The annual ban on outdoor burning put in place by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has now ended, but Gwinnett residents must still take precautions and check ...

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FIRE DAMAGES TWO GUEST ROOMS AT HOTEL IN NORCROSS

(Norcross, Ga., Sept. 26, 2020) – Firefighters responded at 6:31 p.m. to a report from Norcross Police of a fire at the Knights Inn Hotel, located at 5122 Brook Hollow Parkway, NW in Norcross. An officer was driving ...

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SNELLVILLE WOMAN KILLED BY FALLING TREE

(Snellville, Ga., Sept. 17, 2020) – A Snellville woman was killed Thursday morning when a large-tree fell across the roadway as she was walking her dog in the neighborhood. Firefighters and police responded to the ...

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WEATHER RELATED INCIDENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 17

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Sept. 17, 2020) – Firefighters responded this morning to a few reports of trees down on structures. The following is a brief synopsis of the incidents handled thus far. There are no photos ...

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FIRE DAMAGES LOADING DOCK AT LAWRENCEVILLE AREA BUSINESS

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Captain Tommy Rutledge, Public Information Officer

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GWINNETT FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES REMEMBERS 9/11 WITH VIRTUAL CEREMONY

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Sept. 8, 2020) – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services will pay tribute to 9/11 victims and first responders with a virtual remembrance ceremony on ...

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