Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a fire call this morning at approximately 6:45 at 131 Church Street in Nelson.
Firefighters from Engine 2 in Ball Ground arrived on the scene to find the two-story house fully involved. The house had no utilities, however, one occupant was living inside the structure. According to Cherokee County Fire Investigator, Shane Daniel, “A 37 year old man awoke this morning to notice flames coming from around the fireplace.” By the time firefighters arrived, the fire had gotten out of control and the home was eventually destroyed.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.