Tag Archives: fire

Early Morning Mobile Home Fire in Decatur County (Friday)

Decatur County Fire and Rescue, along with the Fowlstown Volunteer Fire Department and Climax Volunteer Fire Department, responded to a mobile home fire on Millwhite Road early Friday morning. According to Decatur County Fire and Rescue’s Facebook page, upon arrival, the mobile home was 50% involved, but once the engines and tankers arrived, the fire was quickly brought… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety Responded to a Multiple Vehicle Fire Over the Weekend

PRESS RELEASE On Sunday, May 14, at approximately 5:40am, E-911 dispatched Bainbridge Public Safety to 912 Martin Street in reference to multiple vehicles on fire.  Upon arriving on scene, Sergeant Timothy Mixon observed three vehicles fully involved, and advised responding units of the situation. Decatur County Fire Rescue was dispatched to assist.  All three vehicle fires were extinguished,… Read More »

Burn Ban in Effect for Southwest Georgia

PRESS RELEASE Due to HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS, NO OPEN BURNING IS ALLOWED in Decatur County, Seminole County, and Grady County. This includes fireworks. GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION – Temporary Suspension on ALL Outdoor Burning: Effective immediately, the Georgia Forestry Commission has implemented a temporary suspension on ALL outdoor burning due to persisting drought conditions. The suspension on outdoor… Read More »

Reported Explosion, Residential Fire in Bainbridge (Wednesday)

Bainbridge, GA (Sowegalive) UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: The fire appears to have started as a trash fire that spread to the home.  There were no reported injuries. 9:45 a.m.: Witnesses reported hearing an explosion as far as a mile away and black smoke could be seen billowing into the sky above the Bainbridge Bypass as first responders battled a… Read More »

Fire Destroys Downtown Bainbridge Building

A fire destroyed a building in downtown Bainbridge overnight Tuesday. According to Bainbridge Public Safety Fire Chief Doyle Welch, a resident of the building heard a loud explosion around 1:30 a.m. and began warning other occupants of the  danger.  A couple of Public Safety Officers responding to a call at Hutto McIver on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard reported… Read More »