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Rants & Raves

...And you want us to have to pay to park for the privilege to experience that mess? No, thank you!RANT FOR THE FIRE department on Alexander Drive. The red light at Washington Road was red and you didn't even slow down turning right on red...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-23/rants-raves
2 injured burning dynamite in SC

...Both people were taken to a nearby hospital, and the extent of their injuries was not currently known.Officials from the ATF and the state Fire Marshal's Office are helping the Lexington Fire Department with their investigation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-21/2-injured-burning-dynamite-s
Across the region

...exploded.Both people were taken to a nearby hospital, and the extent of their injuries was not known.Officials from the ATF and the state Fire Marshal's Office are helping the Lexington Fire Department with their investigation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-21/across-region
Exchange Club of South Augusta presents awards to safety officials

...McAlpin (civil marshal's department), Ian Buckley (fire department) and Michael Woodard (sheriff's office)."This...standing waist deep in the water. The Augusta Fire Department captain sprang into action, wading about 300 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-18/exchange-club-south-au
Chilly weather predicted this week

...to upper-50s through Saturday with little chance of rain. The high could jump up to 70 on Sunday.The Augusta Fire Department is also reminding residents to turn off automated sprinkler systems to prevent icy conditions on sidewalks and road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-17/chilly-weather-predicted-wee
Firefighters douse flames at abandoned Augusta home

The Augusta Fire Department was called to an abandoned home on Sibley Road on Sunday after a passerby saw flames coming from the building, officials said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-16/firefighters-douse-flames-aba
Man tells police he killed mom, burned house in Augusta

...Richmond County sheriff's deputies and the Augusta Fire Department were called to the 2700 block of Wicklow Drive after...as six fire trucks responded to the initial call.Fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin didn't immediately return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-15/man-tells-police-he-ki
Aiken County officials say Langley Dam release working

...controlled withdrawal. The purpose of drawing the water down is to keep the leak from getting any worse."Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said the draining operation will affect the Savannah River.The portion of the Savannah River...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-13/aiken-county-officials-say-la
Hephzibah mobile home catches fire

...76-year-old man sustained burns to the arm and face while trying to extinguish the fire, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin. The victim was transported to the burn center at Doctor's Hospital. The cause of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-12/crews-respond-structur
Augusta officials watching Langley Dam release, 'darker' water to flow into Savannah River

...leaking bad enough to initiate an "immediate release" of water from the dam.In an evening news release, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin stated the draining operation will affect the Savannah River.The portion of the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-12/augusta-officials-watching-l