ROCKDALE COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC) Storms late Tuesday, produced dangerous lightning that may have sparked a house fire, and hit a cell tower in Rockdale County. Fire investigators who fought a fire in a one story ranch, that […]
Houston County authorities say a 17-year-old girl fatally shot her 12-year-old sister before setting fire to the family home.
LONDON (AP)— London Fire Brigade says Rihanna was among 300 people evacuated from a hotel after an early-morning fire in an elevator shaft. The 24-year-old Barbadian singer tweeted news of the fire early Wednesday to […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Atlanta fire officials say the structure of a building at filmmaker Tyler Perry’s studio is fine after part of it caught fire, sending flames into the night sky. Fire Capt. Jolyon Bundrige says there […]
LITHONIA – (WAOK) An apartment fire in DeKalb county, that firefighters say started on a stove has been contained, but not after causing serious damage at the Windward Forest apartments in Lithonia. Fire crews wree […]
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Travis McDowell went from dad to hero after he rescued 13 kids. McDowell was supervising a sleepover, when one of the children said they smelled smoke. Thinking quickly he helped the 13 kids out of […]
A pastor receives a God send after his church went up in flames.
88-year-old great-grandmother Rosa Lee Ransby and her seven great-grand children were left without a place to call home after a fire destroyed their house.
A woman and her boyfriend were arrested after her two children died in an apartment fire caused by a heater.