UPDATE: Moultrie Youth Center Burns - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Moultrie Youth Center Burns

MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

Investigators rule out arson as the cause of a fire at the city Youth Center in Moultrie last week, but they're still not sure how the fire started.

Recreation Department Director Terry Peek says the blaze severely damaged the center and they are still unsure what they will do with it.

The structure will be boarded up until a decision is made.

 

The Moultrie Fire Department is searching for the cause of a fire at the city's youth center.

Witnesses heard what sounded like an explosion and then saw flames coming from the center in southwest Moultrie Monday night.

Recreation Department Director Terry Peek says the fire department's quick response saved the adjacent gym from suffering any damage.

Peek says the burned building will likely have to be torn down. The city will decide later whether to rebuild it.

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Remember these driving tips in winter weather

    Remember these driving tips in winter weather

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:49 AM EST2018-01-16 14:49:50 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Severe winter weather can be frightening and dangerous on the roads. Here are several tips for staying safe on the roads.

    More >>

    Severe winter weather can be frightening and dangerous on the roads. Here are several tips for staying safe on the roads.

    More >>
  • Highway 300 wreck injures several

    Highway 300 wreck injures several

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-01-16 14:28:29 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    A church van traveling South on Georgia Highway 300 struck an SUV about 8:15 Tuesday morning in Worth County. 

    More >>

    A church van traveling South on Georgia Highway 300 struck an SUV about 8:15 Tuesday morning in Worth County. 

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Snow and dangerously cold

    FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Snow and dangerously cold

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-01-16 14:28:23 GMT
    A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for the potential of up to 1 inch of snow and very low wind chill factors for the 1st part of Wednesday. (Source: WALB)A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for the potential of up to 1 inch of snow and very low wind chill factors for the 1st part of Wednesday. (Source: WALB)

    A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for the potential of up to 1 inch of snow and very low wind chill factors for the 1st part of Wednesday.

    More >>

    A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for the potential of up to 1 inch of snow and very low wind chill factors for the 1st part of Wednesday.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly