•  
  •  
Abandoned homes continue to weigh on Augusta's future

...of the 454 reported residential fires in Augusta were in vacant homes, according to information from the Richmond County Fire Department."It has evolved into a citywide epidemic," said Augusta Commission member Grady Smith, who is mayor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-16/abandoned-homes-continue
Vacant mobile home destroyed in fire

...responded to the 4100 block of Wallie Drive, where a trailer was fully engulfed in flames, according to Richmond County Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin."The structure had been vacant and empty for a long time," Griffin said.No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-01/vacant-mobile-home-destroyed-
Common household items can cause fires, officials warn

...products we may not even want to bring them into our homes," said Lt. Carlton Bradley of the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department.In the last year, Bradley said he's seen two cases of home fires that resulted from homeowers not knowing...

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

...EMT and Cardiac Tech for the Kings Columbia County Ambulance Service, a former firefighter with the West Richmond County Fire Department. He was an accomplished pilot who enjoyed flying with his best friend, Steve Reeves. He also loved to build...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174052592
Cary Russell

...over 42 years of service with the Augusta Richmond County Fire Department. He had been a CPR instructor and trainer...Present and former members of the Augusta Richmond County Fire Department are requested to serve as honorary pallbearers...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173374124
West Augusta neighborhood unites for foreclosure rebound

...festival is free and open to the public, and donations are welcome.It will feature demonstrations by the Richmond County Fire Department; three inflatables; a cookout sponsored by BI-LO and Coca Cola; and performances by AcostA, an Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/west-augusta-neighborhood-uni
Manhole cover causes detour on Greene Street

...10th streets because a manhole cover blew off, according to a news release from Sgt. Michael McDaniel.Richmond County Fire Department was on scene and investigating. Deputies were directing traffic on the 900 and 1000 blocks of Greene Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-17/manhole-cover-causes-detour-g
Divers recover body of truck driver in Augusta Canal

...the state Department of Natural Resources aided in the search. Wayne Taylor, the battalion chief of the Richmond County Fire Department, said rescuers used underwater sonar technology to find the body.The tractor-trailer was at least the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/divers-recover-body-truck-dr
Halloween events

...Belle Terrace Presbyterian Church, 2473 Golden Camp Road; free treats, hot dogs, drinks; Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Smoke House and Fire Truck discussing fire safety; (706) 793-6908HARLEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH TRUNK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-22/halloween-events
Faith Calendar

...5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25; treats, hot dogs, drinks ? all free; family fun for all; Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department Smoke House and Fire Truck discussing fire safety; (706) 793-6908SILVERCREST BAPTIST: Kingdom Heirs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-24/faith-calendar