Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

...because a lid on a reactor vessel was not secured, according to a brief report released by the Dalton Fire Department. Fire officials said the chemical vapor did not leave the plant. One worker who inhaled the chemical vapors burned his respiratory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/ga-chemical-leak-sparks-alar
Officials: Increase in arson reports doesn't indicate a problem

...sheriff's offices in Richmond and Columbia counties report a slight increase in arsons reported over the past year, fire officials say that doesn't necessarily signal a problem.Through the first three months of the year, the Rich mond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-25/officials-increase-ars
Wedding party helps couple escape fire

PERRY, GA. - Fire officials in middle Georgia say members of a wedding party helped rescue an elderly couple from a house fire.Perry Fire Chief Joel Gray...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/across-georgia
Snapped clip suspected in circus accident

...key rings, was one of several pieces at the top of a chandelier-like apparatus that suspended the performers, fire officials said. After the accident, the 4- to 5-inch steel clip was found in three pieces on the ground with its spine snapped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-06/snapped-clip-suspected-circus-accid
Around the region

...amends and passes the measure, it will return to the House.Old Atlanta building topples; rot blamed ATLANTA - Fire officials say the poor condition of a historic building in midtown Atlanta contributed to its partial collapse Wednesday during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-13/around-region
Massive Savannah, Ga., blaze is contained but still burning

...to pump water directly from the Savannah River. Garden City Fire Rescue responded as well with similar equipment.Fire officials announced a few hours later the blaze was under control. It was contained to the southern half of the warehouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/massive-savannah-ga-blaze-con
House fire kills Martinez teen

...to care for her father, who was diagnosed with a degenerative bone disease.Wallen said that it will likely take fire officials a few days to determine the cause and origin of the fire.The American Red Cross has contacted the family, neighbors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-10/house-fire-kills-martinez-tee
Across Georgia

...with loitering, prowling and child cruelty.Girl's leg is severed when hit by vehicleSMYRNA, GA. - Cobb Coun ty fire officials say part of a teen girl's leg was severed when she was hit by a car.Department spokesman Denell Boyd said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-30/across-georgia
Owners of old Regency Mall place property for lease

...been vacant, the old mall has been a hotbed for theft and vandalism.In the fall of 2012, owners were cited after fire officials found that the property's fire alarm and sprinkler systems weren't operable. They've since been working to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-15/owners-old-
Across Georgia

...they smelled smoke.The blaze was so intense that it damaged at least three other houses nearby.Gwinnett County fire officials say crews arrived at the home in Loganville around 6:30 p.m. Thursday and found heavy fire. They said it appeared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-20/across-georgia