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Indicted Augusta fire marshal challenging city's termination

...administrative leave with pay when the FBI started an investigation of the extortion charges in August. He remains the only city firefighter under sanction in connection with the incidents, according to department spokeswoman Dee Griffin.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-21/indicted-augusta-fire-ma
Pastor found dead after fire at former church

...will be conducted.The cause of the fire, reported just before noon, wasn't yet known, said Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin. It took about 30 minutes to put out, she said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-18/pastor-found-dead-after-fire-
Investigators to recommend Caitlyn Jenner face manslaughter

...conditions" because her SUV rear-ended a Lexus, pushing it into oncoming traffic, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said.Jenner was hauling an off-road vehicle on a trailer behind her Cadillac Escalade on Feb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-20/investigators-recommend-ca
Fire marshal put on leave during investigation

...paid leave pending the results of an external investigation, General Counsel Andrew Mackenzie confirmed.Fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said Thursday that she couldn't comment on personnel matters. Senior staff attorney Jody Smi th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-13/fire-marshal-put-leave-durin
Kerosene heater found at site of deadly fire

...Sr., 82, was killed in the blaze, according to Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose.Dee Griffin, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman, said the door to the church was open and the kerosene heater was at its entrance."We're waiting for autopsy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-20/kerosene-heater-found-
Wreck on I-20 involving 2 tractor trailers and a fire kills one person

...the GBI Atlanta Lab for an autopsy. The driver was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m.According to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin, the 18-wheeler that caught fire was carrying large rolls of paper. The fire was put out by 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-15/wreck-i-20-involving-2-tract
Former AIG CEO sees partial victory in a lawsuit relating to the U.S.

...could have an impact on future government actions toward failing financial companies in times of crisis.Justice Department spokeswoman Nicole Navas said the agency is reviewing the decision. Greenberg's representatives didn't have an immediate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/judges-ruling-aig-bailout-
Red Sox fan in serious condition after being hit by broken bat

...anything like that."Police initially called Carpenter's injuries life-threatening on Friday night. A department spokeswoman referred all questions on her condition to the hospital on Saturday.Merlis said the woman had been sitting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-06/red-sox-fan-serious-cond
Drill tests airport emergency preparedness

...fire engine from Station 17 on Old Waynesboro Road arrived within four minutes to help with the response, fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said.In reality, the fire engines and other supporting emergency responders had been on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-06/drill-tests-airport-emergency
Augusta teenager saves parents from fire before heading to prom

...bedroom on Oellerich Street when he awoke to find his room filled with heavy smoke, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin.A fire had sparked in the kitchen, directly below Lambert's bedroom. The teenager jumped 15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-23/augusta-teenager-saves-parent