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Fire department seeks Augusta Commission's approval for ladder-truck refurbishment

The Augusta Fire Department is hoping to resurrect one of its aerial ladder trucks within a year, and all that's needed is an Augusta Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-25/fire-department-seeks-
Firefighters battle structure fire on Boykin Road

...Firefighters are working to douse a structure fire on Boykin Street, officials say. According to Richmond County dispatch the Augusta Fire Department was called to the blaze near the 3800 block of Peach Orchard Road about 1:18 p.m. Monday. A statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-25/firefighters-battle-st
The Way We Were: Older Memories

...market area of Augusta.? Jean Bowe Strickland DOWNTOWN AND BROAD STREETI heard from firsthand witnesses to the Great Augusta Fire about the devastation wreaked upon downtown that night in March 1916, and I own a copy of The Augusta Chronicle newspaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-24/way-we-were
Augusta firefighters respond to blaze at lumber mill

Firefighters were called to a blaze at West Fraser Lumber Mill on Monday, officials said. About noon, the Augusta Fire Department was called to 4206 Mike Padgett Highway after flames were spotted coming from a bin, according to a department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/augusta-firefighters-r
Rants & Raves

...people, diseases and criminals. He plans to spend billions on these illegals, while US citizens struggle. RANT TO AUGUSTA FIRE department. Can't believe taxpayers are on the hook for your new public relations position. Is that really a full-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/rants-raves
Bus burns in Augusta Exchange

...Horizon Motor Coach bus on fire and heavy black smoke, according to Dee Griffin, the public information officer for the Augusta Fire Department.Firefighters said it appears that heat from the exhaust ignited shrubbery in the parking lot where the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-15/bus-burns-augusta-exch
Rants & Raves

...collect taxes on vacant lots and abandoned property? These are the one that are getting a free ride. A RANT FOR THE Augusta fire chief. You talk about all the people who are leaving the department for better pay. Could it be the poor leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-15/rants-raves
FEMA workshop held to boost Augusta disaster preparedness

...disasters, you have to improvise, and the more planning you can do ahead of time, the better you can improvise."With Augusta fire and emergency management divisions falling under one department, a lot of attention was placed on FEMA's upcoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/fema-workshop-held-better-au
Augusta Commission, Utilities reach $290,000 settlement with contractor Pittman Construction

...Utility Director Tom Wiedmeier said contractor Pittman Construction was getting ready to work at the site near the Augusta Fire Department administration when it found city sanitary sewer and water lines in the way."We scrambled to get our stuff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/augusta-commission-utili
Augusta driver dies after Metropolitan Waste garbage truck oveturns

...m. and discovered the overturned Metropolitan Waste truck. Fordham and his brother were inside, according to an Augusta Fire Department news release. The passenger was removed from the vehicle and taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-11/augusta-driver-dies-af