Augusta battalion chief celebrates 40 years with fire department

...celebrated 40 years with the Augusta Fire Department, a career he began at age 18...were cutting back, the Augusta Fire Department was hiring," McFeely said...seen numerous changes at the fire department ? mainly with equipment technology...

Accident closes intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Brown Road

...intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Brown Road.The intersection is closed in all directions, and the Augusta Fire Department and emergency medical workers are on scene.Authorities gave no time frame for when the roads would reopen.

Thieves target Atlanta firefighters

...including a laptop and a pistol, were stolen while the crew responded to a false call about a downed tree.Atlanta Fire Department spokeswoman Janet Ward says this was the second time vehicles at the fire station have been broken into this year...

Augusta's Television Park evacuated following delivery of suspicious package

...substance and a threat against the building. The building was evacuated and cleared by the K-9 unit and the Augusta Fire Department.Two unidentified employees who came in contact with the letter were taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center for...

Across the region

...IN GEORGIA are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a river. Bibb County Sheriff's Lt. Sean DeFoe said the man's body was removed Saturday from the Ocmulgee River by a boat crew with the local fire department.

Children left alone escape Augusta house fire; mother charged

...children to pick up a co-worker from the Deans Bridge Road McDonald's. She estimated she was gone 45 minutes, fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said.Firefighters determined the blaze started from a candle in the window of the bedroom...

Surplus Savannah River Site materials, equipment sold to benefit local economic development

...and then opened for sale or bids to the public, McLeod said.The program receives a large number of requests from fire departments, he said. Many years ago, a flooring manufacturer that relocated to Barnwell County used an old locomotive from...

Wreck on I-20 involving 2 tractor trailers and a fire kills one person

...sent to 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...

Aiken County woman found dead in burning car

...Toyota Camry, according to a statement from Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. About 10:30 a.m., the Eureka Fire Department responded to a blaze and discovered the burning car in the woods.Gantt's death is not considered suspicious and...

SC man drowns in Congaree River

...dive teams found Hutto's body Sunday morning. Watts says an autopsy Sunday showed that Hutto drowned.Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis says emergency search and rescue teams responded and located one person who resurfaced on his...