Fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 22
Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services responded to an overnight fire in the 100 block of Little Barley Lane in Grayson. According to a press release, crews were dispatched at 2:47 a.m. and arrived six minutes later to find the two-story wood frame house showing heavy smoke from the rear of the home and flames burning the exterior wall and chimney chase near the back deck. The four occupants were reported to have been alerted by the sound of the fire alarm and were outside the home, and safe, when crews arrived. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in less than 20 minutes and contain it to the outside wall, deck and chimney area. The cause of the fire appeared to be accidental and, according to the press release, may have …
U.S. Auto Sales on Highway 9 in Cumming was destroyed by a raging fire and at least 14 vehicles along with it.
A raging fire destroyed U.S. Auto Sales on Atlanta Road (Highway 9) in Cumming Sunday afternoon, producing a cloud of black smoke that could be seen across Georgia 400 between exits 14 and 15. No one was injured in the fire, according to Battalion Chief Jimmy Hildebrand of the . It is unknown when the fire was first reported, but Cumming Patch was on the scene shortly after 1 p.m. At that time flames were consuming the structure and when firefighters had the blaze under control, at least 14 vehicles were destroyed. Hildebrand told Cumming Patch the owner of the used car dealership has been notified, but the cause of the fire is unknown and currently under investigation. Firefighters from Gwinnett, Alpharetta and Cherokee were on the scene …