Georgia News

Friday, May 24, 2024

Firefighters respond to multi-home fire in Atlanta, part of busy road blocked off

VIDEO: A morning fire in northwest Atlanta has appeared to destroy one building and charred two others. The fire started around 5:30 a.m. at Etheridge Street NW and Pelham Street NW. Video from Triple Team Traffic’s Mark McKay shows fire crews working to put out the fire. The video also shows crews closing part of Hollowell Parkway near Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. In the video from Triple Team Traffic, you can see a number of fire trucks arranged around the block near the three structures as crews work to keep the fire out and hotspots contained. The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department told Channel 2 Action News that no injuries or fatalities were reported at the fire. They said the fire started in one of the three impacted homes, spreading to all three abandoned structures. An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway, according to AFRD.
WSB-TV ABC 2 Atlanta

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Firefighters battle Columbus house fire

PHOTOS: A Columbus residence is believed to be a total loss following a fire late Wednesday night, authorities said. Firefighters battled the blaze in the 3900 block of 7th Ave. We’re told each of the occupants managed to escape safely, along with one pet. Tragically, a puppy was unable to make it out of the house. Firefighters made efforts to resuscitate the puppy but, unfortunately, were unsuccessful. At this time, there’s no word on what caused the fire.
WTVM-TV ABC 9 Columbus

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