Common household items can cause fires, officials warn

...these products we may not even want to bring them into our homes," said Lt. Carlton Bradley of the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department.In the last year, Bradley said he's seen two cases of home fires that resulted from homeowers not...

Cary Russell

...Davis and Grace George Russell. He was a retired Batallion Chief with over 42 years of service with the Augusta Richmond County Fire Department. He had been a CPR instructor and trainer with the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association...

Halloween events

...25, Belle Terrace Presbyterian Church, 2473 Golden Camp Road; free treats, hot dogs, drinks; Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Smoke House and Fire Truck discussing fire safety; (706) 793-6908HARLEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH...

Faith Calendar

...Treat 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25; treats, hot dogs, drinks ? all free; family fun for all; Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Smoke House and Fire Truck discussing fire safety; (706) 793-6908SILVERCREST BAPTIST: Kingdom Heirs...

Kenneth Ezzyk Sr.

...and Catherine Ezzyk. Kenneth served in the Army for 6 years and the Navy for 7 years. He retired from Augusta Richmond County Fire Department after 25 years of service and from the University Hospital as a security guard. He was a member of Cornerstone...

New firefighting class could lower homeowners insurance

In the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, they are called "pyros" ? training coordinators who at the press of a button and turn of a dial can control gas-produced...

Official: House fire likely caused by cooking meth

...an Augusta home over the weekend likely was caused by someone cooking methamphetamine, according to Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Lt. Carlton Bradley.The attic of a home on the 3900 block of Mike Padgett Highway caught fire Saturday...

Fire at Forest Hills Racquet Club damages four condos

...west Augusta condos were gutted and a fourth damaged Thursday when a brush fire spread out of control.Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Battalion Chief Steven Bell said firefighters were called around 1:55 p.m. to handle a brush fire...

Cause of Broad Street fire still mystery

The Augusta-Richmond County fire Department continues to investigate a fire that damaged a Broad Street building Friday.Firefighters were called about 4:30 a.m. to...

Rants & Raves

I'd like to thank the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department for the gift basket and gift cards we widows receive every year. Thank you so much.