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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
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
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
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
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-
Fire damages Martinez home suspected of being meth lab

...Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Jim Champion said firefighters put out the fire in two to three minutes.County fire officials are still investigating to determine the exact cause of the blaze.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-14/fire-damages-martinez-
35 horses killed at Georgia farm for show horses

ROSSVILLE, Ga. - State fire officials say 35 horses were killed when a fire swept through their stables and another building at a business that raises show horses in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-21/35-horses-killed-georgia-farm
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
Marriott chief opposes sheriff's downtown crime district

...attempts to ward off troublemakers. Plus, Marriott is required by law to hire additional uniformed law enforcement and fire officials for large events, Leech said.The convention center's private security efforts cost more than $116,000 over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-07/marriott-chief-opposes