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Fire damages barber shop, salon

...building contains two separate hair studios, Five Star Barber Shop and Triple Hair Salon.Augusta Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan McFeely said firefighters were able to contain the fire to the left side, where the barber shop is located...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-20/fire-damages-barber-shop-salon
Augusta battalion chief celebrates 40 years with fire department

Underneath the desk of Battalion Chief Bryan McFeely sits a black notebook...eventually climbing the ranks to battalion chief.Although he had job opportunities...with equipment technology. The battalion chief remembers his first helmet being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-29/augusta-battalion-chief-celeb
Woman, 85, dies in Appling house fire

...m. to 6322 Yelton Road where they found a two-story, wooden structure in a fully involved fire, according to Battalion Chief Jeremy Wallen. It took an hour and a half to get the fire extinguished.They found Alleen Brake on the second floor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/woman-85-dies-appling-house-
Firefighters called frequently to Richmond Summit apartments

...When the Augusta Fire Department answers a call to a multistory structure, four engines, two trucks and one battalion chief are dispatched to the scene. Each engine has a lieutenant, sergeant and firefighter. Each truck has a captain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-29/firefighters-called-frequentl
Pair escapes, pet dog dies in Martinez house fire

...heavily damaged the interior of their Martinez home and took the life of their beloved pet.Columbia County Fire Battalion Chief Anthony Lovett said the fire was reported at 6:59 a.m. and crews were on the scene quickly from a nearby station...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/pair-escapes-pet-dog-dies-ma
1 dead in early-morning fire at Evans retirement community

...staffers evacuated residents dressed in pajamas and robes, many with walkers and wheelchairs, to the parking lot.Battalion Chief Jeremy Wallen, of Columbia County Fire and Rescue, said two of the community's 85 residents had not been accounted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-02/1-dead-early-morning-fire-ev
Martinez home heavily damaged in afternoon fire

...just after 3:30 p.m., when a resident of the home heard an explosion outside, according to Columbia County Battalion Chief Danny Kuhlmann.Kuhlmann said the man found the home's carport in flames and called 911.Firefighters had the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/martinez-home-heavily-
Injured Macon firefighter released from Doctors Hospital

Greeted by cheers and songs from nurses, family and Augusta firefighters, Macon firefighter and battalion chief Stephen Stafford left the hospital he's called home for more than a month while rehabbing from injuries he sustained while fighting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-18/injured-macon-firefighter-rel
Officials stress importance of yielding to emergency vehicles

...have is people will abruptly stop in any lane they're in and right in front of us," said Augusta Fire Department Battalion Chief Ivan Bolgla. "That's why we try to stay as far behind a vehicle as we can. Our machines obviously have a lot more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-06/officials-stress-impor
Reserve firefighter program put on hold

...who passed the process was hired," James said.Currently, the department employs 310 firefighters, including battalion chiefs. That number will increase in 2015 when more recruits finish their training. Seventeen started fire school Nov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-06/reserve-firefighter-program-