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Hancock County's historic courthouse burns

SPARTA, Ga. - The state fire marshal will investigate a Monday morning fire that gutted Hancock County's historic courthouse, destroying records and forcing many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/hancock-countys-historic-cou
Officials: Increase in arson reports doesn't indicate a problem

...We don't have a lot of arson cases in Columbia County," he said. "Usually, when we do, we'll call the state fire marshal's office to investigate. Most of our fires are explainable."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-25/officials-increase-ars
Hephzibah fire victim still unidentified

...to be a male victim inside.The body was taken to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta on Thursday, but it could be a "lengthy process" before the body can be positively identified, Bowen said.The state fire marshal's office is assisting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-08/hephzibah-fire-victim-
Firefighters canvass Aiken neighborhood to raise fire safety awareness

...firefighter from the South Caro lina State Fire Marshal's Office told the Aiken resident...possible through a grant from the state fire marshal's office."Aiken is one...starting this project with," state Fire Marshal Shane Ray said.Ten people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/firefighters-canvass-aiken-ne
Across Georgia

...sparked a fire in her home, which had lost power after this week's ice storm.Glenn Allen, a spokesman for the state fire marshal's office, says the girl's parents are both hospitalized for burns and smoke inhalation.Allen said firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-14/across-georgia
Across the region

...Chastain says he thinks the victims knew the shooter.State office looks at fire that killed 2GEORGETOWN, GA. - The state fire marshal's office is investigating a blaze that claimed the lives of two people in southwest Georgia.Georgia Insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-01/across-region
Evans woman in critical condition after rescue from fire

...remained on the scene Thursday evening.The cause and origin of the fire has not been determined, Wallen said. The state fire marshal's office will investigate, which is protocol when a firefighter's home is involved, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-01/evans-woman-rescued-fire
Homicide victim found in burned out south Ga. house

...GBI's Douglas office, would not say why her death was considered a homicide or even the cause of her death.The state fire marshal's office is assisting in the investigation, but the cause of the fire has not been determined, Mansfield said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-23/homicide-victim-found-
Texas tragedy stirs interest in chemical plant safety

...shortchanged."We actually do not regulate the actual facility," said Mary Kathryn Yerta, department spokeswoman.State Fire Marshal Dwayne Garriss doesn't either. He only has responsibility for buildings with more than four occupied stories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-27/texas-tragedy-stirs-interest-
Richmond County officials question man in triple homicide

...responsible. He said it was the first such triple homicide he'd seen in Richmond County.Authorities have requested the state Fire Marshal's Office assist with the investigation, said Glenn Allen, a spokesman for Georgia Insurance and Fire Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-21/richmond-county-offici