WEDNESDAY EVENING WEATHER-RELATED INCIDENTS
(Lawrenceville, Ga., July 17, 2019) – The following is a brief synopsis of weather-related incidents handled this evening by Fire and Emergency Services personnel. It does not include all calls for the time period.
TREES/POWER LINES DOWN:
- Intersection of Newcastle Way SW/Centerville Highway SW in Snellville
- Lines/power pole are down and across the roadway. Walton EMC was notified.
- 50 Block of Shadow Lake Drive SW in Lilburn
- Firefighters responded to down power lines. Georgia Power was notified.
- 300 Block of North River Drive SW in Lilburn
- Firefighters responded to a fallen tree that is leaning on wires
- 4200 Block of Rosebud Road SW in Loganville
- Firefighters found a live wire down in the yard. No one injured. Walton EMC has been notified.
- 2800 Block of Sawgrass Trail SW in Lilburn
- Firefighters responded to an occupant’s report of a lightning strike and subsequent fire to their home at approximately 4:30pm. The residents evacuated the home and fire personnel were able to confine the flames to the attic and second floor within minutes of their arrival. There were no reported injuries.