Friday, July 3, 2009
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Bedroom fire prompts response
LILBURN - Firefighters doused an early morning bedroom fire Thursday in the 500 block of Chanterella Road in Lilburn.
Firefighters kept the fire, reported by the home's occupant at 6:49 a.m., contained to the room of origin. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, said Fire Department spokesman Capt. Thomas Rutledge.
Firefighters called for landscape fire
SUWANEE - Firefighters responded at 4:11 p.m. to a report of a house fire in the 4600 block of Whitestone Way in Suwanee.
A security monitoring company called 911 to report flames showing at a large brick home. Crews found an exterior landscape fire on the front and side of the house. The blaze was contained to the outside of the house, Rutledge said.
The cause of the fire is undetermined but appears accidental, Rutledge said.
Transformer sparks grass fire near gym
STONE MOUNTAIN - Firefighters responded at 4:25 p.m. to a report of a business fire in the 5300 block of U.S. Highway 78 in Stone Mountain. Crews found light smoke at the back of the Bally Total Fitness on arrival. The source was found to be a blown transformer that had sparked a grass fire close to the building, Rutledge said.
No extension and no structure damage was reported.
Building evacuated after freon leak
NORCROSS - Firefighters responded at 5:35 p.m. to a report of a gas leak inside a business, Arsenal Van Lines, at 6180 Atlantic Blvd. in Norcross.
Crews found an active freon leak inside the warehouse, and the building was evacuated.
The leak was caused when someone accidentally struck the freon line in an HVAC unit, Rutledge said. The leak was quickly brought under control.