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Possible tornado hits Charleston

...of downtown Charleston. Numerous streets were closed because of downed trees and power lines, said James Ghi, a battalion chief with the St. John's Fire District. "Crews are methodically going through the area looking to help people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-25/possible-tornado-hits-charles
Tornado heavily damages 10 homes but causes no injuries on island in South Carolina

...winds in high tides.Crews had to help some people out of trapped homes, but no one was hurt, said James Ghi, a battalion chief with the St. John's Fire District."Obviously, we're really thankful," Ghi said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-25/tornado-heavily-damages-10-homes-ca
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
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-
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
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