Stove sparks Doerun duplex fire -, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Stove sparks Doerun duplex fire


We now know what sparked a Doerun duplex fire this week that left two people homeless.       

Fire officials believe food that was left on a hot stove in apartment 709 sparked the flames.      They then quickly spread to the neighboring apartment.     

When firefighters responded around 11:00 Tuesday night, they say they found a woman spraying the fire with a water hose.         

Fire officials say it took about 35 minutes to bring the fire under control.  Both units are a complete loss.     

Red Cross has assisted the two residents displaced by the fire.


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