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Police: Friends Light Man’s Head On Fire At Bar Over Bet

Georgia authorities say a man bet his friends to light his head on fire at a bar.

07/24/2012

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Deadly Cherokee County House Fire A Mystery

CHEROKEE COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC)  –  The Cherokee county medical examiner is still trying to identify the remains of the three bodies found in a burned out home early Wednesday,  while investigators work to find out if the […]

WAOK-AM–07/19/2012

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Lightning Hits Emergency Tower In Rockdale County

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 […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2012

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17-Year-Old Accused Of Fatally Shooting Her Sister

Houston County authorities say a 17-year-old girl fatally shot her 12-year-old sister before setting fire to the family home.

07/06/2012

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Close Call For Rihanna

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 […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2012

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4 Alarm Fire At Tyler Perry Studios

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 […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2012

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Gusty Winds Fan Apartment Fire

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 […]

WAOK-AM–04/23/2012

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Warm Up Your Fireplace or Install a New One with These Tips in Atlanta

Create a special hearth in your home with these clever ideas and local resources.

02/01/2012

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Father Saves 13 Kids From Burning Apartment

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 […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2011

Pastor Opens Doors To Church Destroyed In a Fire

A pastor receives a God send after his church went up in flames.

01/03/2011

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