A woman and ten children need new housing after a Sunday fire completely destroyed their Snellville home.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, April 30, 2012
(Editor's Note: This is from a press release from Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services.) Ten children and adult are displaced following a Sunday afternoon at the 4000 block of Zoar Church Road in Snellville. Firefighters responded to the home at approximately 1:36 p.m., after a woman called to report that her home was on fire. Crews arrived minutes later and found an older split-level home with heavy fire and smoke coming from the roof. Crews were advised that everyone was out of the home when they arrived from the occupant. Due to the heavy fire conditions, emergency workers decided to fight the fire from the outside. Soon after, flames were suppressed enough, and firefighters entered the home to control the remainder of the blaze. …
No one was injured in an evening fire that caused extensive damage to a home.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
A family is displaced following an evening fire that destroyed their one-story Snellville home. Firefighters responded about 8:50 p.m. on Feb. 27 to the 3400 block of Twin Village Lane in Snellville. When emergency crews arrived, there was heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear and roof the home. However, all residents were outside by then, and no injuries were reported. In addition, homeowners rescued two dogs before firefighters arrived. Once there, firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control, but not before causing "extensive damage to the home," officials said in a press release. Investigators said the fire was accidental, and that it began at an electrical outlet in the kitchen. Although the home was inhabitable, …