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State investigation of Marshall Square fire continues

...Dot" Carpenter and destroyed the central building and east wing of the Marshall Square Retirement Resort, state fire officials continue to investigate and say they don't know when the official report will be completed. Investigators are waiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-16/state-investigation-marshall-
Stay off flooded steets, Columbia mayor warns

...parts of the East Coast.Police say officers and firefighters have been rescuing stranded motorists around Columbia. Fire officials said this morning that they had made more than 50 swift-water rescues, and they're responding to dozens more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-04/stay-flooded-steets-columbia
3 kids rescued from Atlanta fire

...woman and her 9-year-old daughter who had escaped before firefighters arrived were also treated at a hospital.Fire officials tell WAGA-TV that the blaze began in the kitchen near the front of the house and quickly spread back of the structure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-17/3-kids-rescued-atlanta-fire
Many leap to safety, avoid Ga. fire

...that engulfed much of the building.Gwinnett County fire officials say firefighters were called to the Sinclair apartments...minor injuries. No other injuries were reported. Fire officials say eight units sustained heavy fire damage, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-10/many-leap-safety-avoid-ga-fire
Truck explodes in downtown Savannah

...closed off several blocks around Franklin Square for more than an hour immediately after the explosion. But once fire officials confirmed there was no danger to the public, streets were reopened. The investigation into the cause of the explosion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-02/truck-explodes-downtown-sava
Columbia County Fire Rescue extinguishes structure fire in Grovetown

Columbia County Fire Rescue extinguished a structure fire Thursday afternoon in Grovetown.About 6:30 p.m., firefighters responded to Flint Equipment Co. at 1900 William Few Parkway, according to fire department officials.Fire officials said there were no injuries.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/columbia-county-fire-rescue-
A top-to-bottom disaster

...months earlier, in writing, to change the policy.Fire officials had been tipped off to Marshall Square's counterintuitive...policy's end right then and there. Sadly, it wasn't.Fire officials said they had to reiterate their position that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-11/top-bottom-disaster
Monitoring company slow to call about Marshall Square fire

...hours after it began, according to a Co lumbia County fire official.Fire Department Bat talion Chief Jeremy Wallen said...long that stuff would stay cold," Freehof said. Fire officials confirmed that everything in the insulated coolers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-03/monitoring-company-slow-call-
Martinez home heavily damaged in afternoon fire

A Martinez home was heavily damaged by fire Friday afternoon, Columbia County fire officials said.Firefighters were called to 406 Padrick Street in Martinez just after 3:30 p.m., when a resident of the home heard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/martinez-home-heavily-
Blast injures 2 SC firefighters

...S.C. -- Two firefighters have been injured after a wall collapsed on them at the scene of a Rock Hill house fire.Officials tell local media outlets that the firefighters were working to put out the fire Monday afternoon when the wall fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-24/blast-injures-2-sc-firefight