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1 dead in SC recycling plant fire

...Several fire departments have responded to the scene and the fire is sending large plume of smoke over Anderson. Fire officials say there are old propane tanks at recycling facility.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/1-dead-sc-recycling-plant-fi
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
Cigarette scorches Walton Way lawn

...Police were called to 3200 Walton Way at noon after the front yard had caught fire and was spreading toward the home.Fire officials said the lawn is scorched in multiple spots from similar incidents.The fire department is asking motorists to avoid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-20/cigarette-scorches-walton-wa
Across Georgia

...down highwayNORCROSS, GA. - A stretch of highway in Norcross was closed Thursday because of a suspected gas leak.Fire officials said county officials reported a fuel-like odor wafting from a manhole on Buford Highway. Officials say a hazardous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-19/across-georgia
Fired Atlanta fire chief speaks at Augusta church

...fire chief in 2008. In 2009, he was appointed to the head of the U.S. Fire Administration, the highest-ranking fire official in the nation. Only 10 months into that job, Mayor Kasim Reed asked him to return as At lan ta's fire chief, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-18/fired-atlanta-fire-chief-spea
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera's home damaged in fire

...homeowner and it is significant for the family," Brisley said. "We are just grateful that there are no injuries."Fire officials reported seeing heavy smoke and fire coming from the house when they arrived. Television video showed blackened windows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-05/carolina-panthers-coach-ron-r
Augusta firefighter causes $8,500 in damage to new aerial truck

...be sent to the Brown Road fire department. The remaining trucks are scheduled to be delivered through mid-2015.Fire officials told The Chronicle last month after the truck's arrival that it was especially important because it would be going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-18/augusta-firefighter-ca
Millen fire kills boy, 14

...are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a teenage boy in the east Georgia town of Millen.Fire officials say the blaze was reported around 5 a.m. Sunday at a mobile home on U.S. 25.Glenn Allen, a spokesman for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-02/millen-fire-kills-boy-14
Common household items can cause fires, officials warn

...ensuring the safety of your home can be as simple as reading a label.Many people think they know the dangers, but fire officials say that homeowners sometimes aren't aware of the danger of some household items already in their homes."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-13/common-household-items-can-ca