Cherokee County Fire
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Afternoon Fire Destroys House

Firefighters arrived on scene to find the house heavily involved with fire.
Firefighters arrived on scene to find the house heavily involved with fire. (click image for slideshow)
September 19, 2018 | Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a structure fire yesterday afternoon, just before 3:30, at 5471 Priest Road, off Highway 92, near Acworth. Fire units were dispatched to the scene after a caller contacted 911 to report a large amount of black smoke coming from an area near Clark Creek Elementary School. Battalion 1 arrived on the scene first to report that a one-story brick home was about 40% involved. ... (read complete story)

The fire call was dispatched just shortly before 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon.
The fire call was dispatched just shortly before 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon.
Firefighters worked quickly to get water on the fire.
Firefighters worked quickly to get water on the fire.
Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the one-story structure.
Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the one-story structure.
Several units arrived on scene as smoke could be seen coming from behind the engines.
Several units arrived on scene as smoke could be seen coming from behind the engines.
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THERE IS A BURN BAN IN EFFECT IN CHEROKEE COUNTY. The ban is in effect from May 1, 2018 through September 30, 2018. The only burning allowed are: Recreation fires and Agriculture burns. If there are any questions please contact Cherokee County Fire Marshal's Office or the Georgia Forestry Commission.

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