Family survives devastating fire - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Family survives devastating fire

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Smack down on Cancer at the State Theater

    Smack down on Cancer at the State Theater

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:54:50 GMT
    Wrestlers from all over Georgia and Florida were in town for the Smack Down on Cancer Event at the state theater. More >>
    Wrestlers from all over Georgia and Florida were in town for the Smack Down on Cancer Event at the state theater. More >>
  • Americus student honored in statewide design contest

    Americus student honored in statewide design contest

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:59:05 GMT
    Indira Zelaya, a fourth grader from Sarah Cobb Elementary School in Americus, was honored in Atlanta recently for her artwork supporting Georgia's manufacturing industry.  She was nominated by South GeorgiaMore >>
    Indira Zelaya, a fourth grader from Sarah Cobb Elementary School in Americus, was honored in Atlanta recently for her artwork supporting Georgia's manufacturing industry.  She was nominated by South Georgia Technical College.More >>
  • Swimming pool destroyed after storm

    Swimming pool destroyed after storm

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:32:11 GMT
    An Albany man arrived home to find his pool completely destroyed. He's not sure what happened, but the wall caved in and the concrete cracked. He says he's had the siding redone several times.More >>
    An Albany man arrived home to find his pool completely destroyed. He's not sure what happened, but the wall caved in and the concrete cracked. More >>

January 19, 2003

Worth County- Nikki Coston and two of her daughters were grocery shopping when a fire broke out in the rear of her three bedroom home. Her 17 year old daughter was asleep, but made it out of the house.

Fireman say winds made the blaze hard to contain. "To extinguish it, it took seven engines, we have seven engines out here. We had mutual aid between the Marine Corps Logistics Base; they came out here also. We had approximately 25 personnel out here fighting the fire," says Worth County Fire Chief, Lyndel Ford.

Chief Ford says the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Waffle House in Tifton is collecting donations for the family. If you want to make a donation the number is 229-387-9643.

Posted at 2:45 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com

Powered by WorldNow