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Report finds church fire in Greeleyville, S.C. was caused by lightning

...the cause of this fire was natural," SLED...roughly a half-dozen fires at predominantly black...incidents reported by fire departments nationwide.More than half of fires at houses of worship...an analyst for the fire protection association...causes of all the fires that have gone on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/report-finds-church-fire-greeleyvil
Top regulator says Fiat Chrysler to face sanctions for conduct in recalls

...punctured in a rear crash. At least 75 people have died in fires involving the Jeeps, according to the NHTSA.The company says...serious as rear-mounted gas tanks that can leak and cause fires in a crash, air bags that can explode with too much force and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/top-regulator-says-fiat-ch
Firework safety crucial during Fourth of July holiday weekend

...5. Always keep some type of water source on hand in case of fire.6. Light fireworks one at a time. Lighting multiple fireworks...were 11 firework-related deaths. Four victims died in house fires caused by fireworks, while seven were killed from direct impact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-02/firework-safety-crucial-durin
SC black church fire not arson, official says

...haven't ruled out any potential causes in a fire that destroyed a black church in South...out or in at this point" in the Tuesday fire at the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal...says preliminary indications are that the fire wasn't intentionally set and wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/sc-black-church-fire-not-ars
Faith Calendar

...GROVE BAPTIST: Women's Conference: The Refiner's Fire ? praise and worship 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug...Saturday, Aug. 15, topics: Preparation for the Fire, Standing in the Fire and No Smell of Smoke; worship 10:15 a.m. Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-02/faith-calendar
Truck explodes in downtown Savannah

...corner. Police 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
Boating patrol hits Georgia lakes

...followed. Each boat must have life jackets for everyone onboard, a fire extinguisher and a throwable flotation device.Also, all children...years, said rangers will not likely issue a citation over the fire extinguisher or flotation device, but he said he considers a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-02/boating-patrol-hits-georgia-
Church shooting suspect's sister seeks donations for wedding online, then takes Web page down

...were to be married June 21.But that was canceled after Roof's 21-year-old brother Dylann entered the church and opened fire on parishioners during a bible study June 17. Nine were killed in the shooting, including state Sen. Clementa Pinckney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-02/church-shooting-suspects-sist
Sid Mullis: Time to kill mole crickets

...applicator with a pesticide license. Timing is not important when using TopChoice. An added benefit is it will also control fire ants for one year. Fipronil is the same active ingredient that is in Frontline flea control for pets and formerly in Over 'N...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-07-02/sid-mullis-time-kill
One dead in Augusta trailer fire

One person died in a structure fire Monday in Augusta.About 6:58 p.m., the Augusta Fire Department responded to a trailer fire in the 2500 block of Pineview Drive. After putting out the fire, a badly burned body was found in the trailer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/one-dead-augusta-trailer-fir