Tag Archives: Georgia

Buford, GA – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in suppressing commercial structure fire

Investigators have ruled the cause of a three-story commercial structure to be accidental and electrical in nature. Firefighters responded at 12:41 P.M. to a report of a business fire at the 100 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Buford, GA – Sprinkler system assist firefighters in suppressing commercial structure fire”

Savannah, GA – Overnight cooking fire at senior apartment building contained with help from sprinkler system

Ten residents of the Rose of Sharon apartments in Savannah cannot go home Sunday after a cooking fire triggered the sprinkler system and flooded several units Saturday night. It happened just after … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Savannah, GA – Overnight cooking fire at senior apartment building contained with help from sprinkler system”

Norcross, GA – Sprinkler system helps contain apartment fire; Woman charged with arson

A Norcross woman has been charged with arson after allegedly setting her own bed on fire, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services said.  Mirtha Valcin, 29, was arrested Sept. 6 in connection with the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Norcross, GA – Sprinkler system helps contain apartment fire; Woman charged with arson”

Buford, GA – Sprinkler system extinguishes business fire caused by neon light display

A Buford business caught fire Tuesday morning. The culprit? A neon light display, Gwinnett fire officials said.

Firefighters responded to Queen of Hearts Antiques and Interiors, located at the 4100 block of Buford Drive … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Buford, GA – Sprinkler system extinguishes business fire caused by neon light display”

Gainesville, GA – Sprinkler system keeps vehicle fire contained at Hardy Chevrolet

A vehicle caught fire inside of Hardy Chevrolet before 2 a.m. Thursday, according to the Gainesville Fire Department.

Fire crews found a vehicle ablaze inside the Browns Bridge Road auto dealer after responding to … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Gainesville, GA – Sprinkler system keeps vehicle fire contained at Hardy Chevrolet”

Atlanta, GA – Overnight fire in midtown residential high rise contained with help from sprinkler system

An early morning fire that investigators believe may have started on a balcony forced more than two dozen residents to evacuate a Midtown high-rise early Tuesday.  The fire at the Plaza Midtown, located at … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Atlanta, GA – Overnight fire in midtown residential high rise contained with help from sprinkler system”

Norcross, GA – Fire at corn mill contained with help from sprinkler system; Exhaust pipe identified as origin of fire

An exhaust pipe in a corn mill and refinery is believed to have caused a fire at the Norcross business Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded at 12:28 p.m. to an automatic fire alarm at Olé … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Norcross, GA – Fire at corn mill contained with help from sprinkler system; Exhaust pipe identified as origin of fire”

Cumming, GA – Fire at assisted living facility controlled with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported

Nearly 40 residents of an assisted living facility are safe after being evacuated due to a fire.  According to Forsyth County Fire Department spokesperson Jason Shivers, the fire happened at Gracemont Assisted Living. The … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Cumming, GA – Fire at assisted living facility controlled with help from sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Lithia Springs, GA – Arsonists ignite donated food at church; Sprinkler system contains fire

A Georgia church is asking for food donations after an unknown number of people broke into its gym, started a fire and ruined donated food. The incident was reported last Saturday at the Lithia … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Lithia Springs, GA – Arsonists ignite donated food at church; Sprinkler system contains fire”