Around Our Area: Chicken house fire in Coffee County

Southwest Georgia

COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) – Coffee County Firefighters said it took four hours to control flames after a chicken house caught fire Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the chicken house at the 300 block of West Chicken Road around 1:30 p.m. Read More at WALB

FWC Officer Shot and Wounded, Boat Stolen

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Florida Panhandle authorities have arrested two men they say were responsible for the shooting and wounding of a wildlife officer.

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office reports in a news release that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer was on his boat Friday afternoon when he was shot. The two suspects then stole the boat but beached it a short time later in Panama City and fled.

Authorities announced within hours of the shooting that the men had been arrested. Read How Suspects Were Caught at WJHG

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