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Columbia County house destroyed by fire as family escapes

...shooting through the roof of the house at in the 4000 block of Clifden Avenue, according to Columbia County Fire Battalion Chief Anthony Lovett.Lovett said it took firefighters about 20 minutes to contain the blaze. They were able to save a child's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-08/columbia-county-house-destroy
Divers recover body of truck driver in Augusta Canal

...Response unit and officials from the state Department of Natural Resources aided in the search. Wayne Taylor, the battalion chief of the Richmond County Fire Department, said rescuers used underwater sonar technology to find the body.The tractor-trailer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/divers-recover-body-truck-dr
Carpet store fire ties up Washington Road traffic

...warehouse of the business caught fire, damaging the rear of the building, according to Augusta-Richmond County Battalion Chief Bryan McFeely.The fire ? which remains under investigation ? took about 25 minutes to contain."I haven't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/carpet-store-fire-ties-washin
Problems fighting Atlanta chemical fire

...didn't detect toxic fumes, experts say chemicals are most likely to escape when a fire first starts. Cobb County Battalion Chief Scott Demkowski says, "We honestly don't know what chemicals were released." In addition, the newspaper along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-02/problems-fighting-atlanta-ch
Cause of fire at Ninth and Broad streets under investigation

...the fire department has determined the building belongs to Joseph E. Smith and it was being rented to a carpenter.Battalion Chief Frank Lanier said no one was injured and the fire took about 45 minutes to contain, but not before two of the walls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-20/cause-fire-ninth-and-broad-st
Augusta firefighters battle blaze near canal

Augusta firefighters battled a smoky blaze near the Augusta Canal and Goodrich Street Tuesday afternoon.Battalion Chief Chris Reid said they received a call around 3 p.m. of a fire on the water intake gate between Sibley and King mills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-06/augusta-firefighters-battle-
Fire damages Richmond County home

...to 1856 Greene Street in regards to "fire shooting out of the back of the house," according to Richmond County battalion chief Ivan Bolgia.No injuries were reported and the fire took approximately 20 minutes to contain, Bolgia said."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-05/fire-damages-richmond-
Richmond County fire sends one to hospital

...Millworks) building on High land Avenue, but other than that it didn't hurt any structures," said Bryan McFeely, a battalion chief with the Augusta Fire Department. "We were able to contain the fire before it reached any other (houses or buildings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/richmond-county-fire-sends-on
Trailer fire at Wrightsboro Road business under investigation

...Turner Transportation Specialists at 1494 Wrightsboro Road was destroyed by the blaze, according to Richmond County Battalion Chief Frank Lanier.No one was injured, but it was a "big fire and lots of smoke," Lanier said.The fire took almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-11/trailer-fire-wrightsboro-road
Fire at Forest Hills Racquet Club damages four condos

...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 at Forest Hills Racquet Club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/fire-forest-hills-racquet-clu