Lowndes Co. fire under investigation

Lowndes Co. fire under investigation
Paige Dukes
Paige Dukes

LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) - The Lowndes County Fire Department was investigating a minor house fire in the North part of the county Tuesday.

The fire started near the air conditioning unit at 4015 Foxridge Lane around 4:15 p.m. Monday.

The house has been empty for a while and was undergoing some renovation work at the time of the fire, but the fire department does not believe the fire is suspicious. "There were flames visible whenever [firefighters] arrived. However, within 20 minutes they had the fire under control and out. it is, right now, looking like it was due to some remodeling that was goin' on," said Lowndes County Public Information Officer Paige Dukes.

An exact cause of the fire had not been as of Tuesday morning.

Damage was estimated Tuesday at approximately $2,500.

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