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3 children, mom die in home fire

...kitchen fire at the single-family home in a subdivision behind Lowe's on Peach Orchard Road, said Battalion Chief Otis Spence, of the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department. "The mother was apparently cooking inside the kitchen and her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/04/met_399835.shtml
Metro
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...Regency Blvd., Suite 7. The storage room is between the day care and a telemarketing center, which was evacuated. Otis Spence, a battalion chief for the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department, said his department received the call at about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/17/met_384806.shtml
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...Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department arrived about 12:50 p.m. and found flames shooting from the roof, Battalion Chief Otis Spence said. No one was home at the time. Firefighters had the blaze under control in 20 minutes. Chief Spence said it appears...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/05/met_331539.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County | North Augusta City Council
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...County firefighters were called to the 2000 block of Third Avenue about 8:13 p.m., according to Battalion Chief Otis Spence. The fire was extinguished in several minutes, the chief said. Fire investigator G.B. Hannan said the blaze was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/09/met_331957.shtml
Metro | Richmond County Board of Education
Across the area

...off pumps and evacuated the store near Bobby Jones Expressway intersection at about 8:30 p.m., Battalion Chief Otis Spence said. While a ventilation hole was cut into the roof of the store, firefighters went through front doors and doused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/06/met_291489.shtml
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...although several people were inside the Richards Road home when the fire ignited shortly before 3 p.m., Battalion Chief Otis Spence said. The blaze appeared to have originated in the attic, and there was smoke and water damage throughout the house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/12/met_291190.shtml
Metro | Aiken City Council | Aiken County Board of Education | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Local and area briefs

...several different places in the woods between the high school and the Barton Chapel subdivision, said Battalion Chief Otis Spence. Chief Spence said arson is suspected, but officials aren't sure specifically what ignited it. The fire broke out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/14/met_233318.shtml
Metro | Glenn Hills High School
Home's roof is struck by bolt

...crews responded to the fire in the 3600 block of Crawfordville Drive near Belair Road at 10:41, said Battalion Chief Otis Spence, of the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department. Lightning struck the roof and spread fire through the attic and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/07/met_475269.shtml
Metro
Across the area

...for treatment, officials said. The fire started at 5:22 p.m. in the 2400 block of Ridge Road, Battalion Chief Otis Spence said. The fire might have started in a panel box in the hallway, he said. The fire destroyed two front bedrooms before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/24/met_347190.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
Across the area

...flames and called 911. Firefighters fought the blaze for about an hour but the apartment was destroyed, Battalion Chief Otis Spence said. Henry Johnson said his family was using candles for light. "We ended up losing everything," he said. Lt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/07/met_324483.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission