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Electrical fire suspected in blaze that killed 18 horses

...investigation, he said.The fire was reported at 1:36 a.m. by a tenant who lived on the horse farm, Oconee County Fire Chief Bruce Thaxton said. One of the 18 horses did escape the burning barn, but its injuries were so severe it had to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-31/stable-fire-kills-18-horses-
Ga. hunters rescued from lake

...Journal-Constitution reports the boat began taking on water Friday evening on the southern part of the lake. Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell says a nearby resident heard gunfire from the men and called 911 before rescuing them in his own boat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-18/ga-hunters-rescued-lake
Mother, 3 daughters killed in Macon fire

...hospital's emergency room, he said.The blaze apparently started in the attic, but the cause was unknown, Bibb County Fire Chief Marvin Riggins told WMAZ-TV. Jones said investigators found no evidence of working smoke detectors in the house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-13/mother-3-daughters-killed-mac
Man arrested in deadly Lake Lanier boat collision

...boat when it was hit around 11 p.m. Monday.The fishing boat hit the pontoon boat "basically head-on," Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said.The 9-year-old's mother and two other children were also injured, authorities said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-19/man-arrested-deadly-lake-lani
Across the region

...in one home of the Flippen Woods subdivision in Stockbridge and quickly spread to more than a dozen others.Henry County Fire Chief Bill Lacy said firefighters arrived at the scene four minutes after getting the emergency call. By the time they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-07-01/across-region
Collapsed column at fire station not reinforced, report says

Richmond County Fire Chief Chris James said he learned from an initial engineering report the column that collapsed at Station No. 9 on Walton Way Extension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-09/collapsed-column-fire-st
Lightning strikes are deadly problem

...strikes."If lightning strikes, there's no rhyme or reason for where it hits or how it hits," said Richmond County Fire Chief Deputy Sterling Jones.Local fire departments said they frequently respond to grass and structure fires that could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-27/lightning-strikes-are-deadly-
Richmond County fire chief wants Gold Cross EMS contract to be reworked

...received a June 11 911 call was incorrect in a previous version of this article. The call came in at 7:28.Richmond County Fire Chief Chris James said the vague nature of the city's contract with its ambulance service hinders his ability to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-21/richmond-county-fire-chi
Gold Cross seeks primary ambulance license for Augusta-Richmond County

...is trying to position itself to run 911 calls in Augusta without a contract with the city, according to Richmond County Fire Chief Chris James.On Thursday, the East Central Georgia EMS Council will discuss a letter from Gold Cross requesting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-30/gold-cross-seeks-primary-amb
Gold Cross withdraws request to be primary ambulance provider in Richmond County

...During a meeting Monday involving City Administrator Fred Russell, Gold Cross owner Bo Pounds and Augusta-Richmond County Fire Chief Chris James, the three decided to continue being co-providers, Russell said."We had a good conversation and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-05/gold-cross-withdraws-request-