Building catches fire at Georgia Veterans State Park

Building catches fire at Georgia Veterans State Park

CRISP CO., Ga. (WALB) - A fire investigation is underway at Georgia Veterans State Park in Cordele after a maintenance building caught fire Sunday around 3:15 p.m.

Fire at Ga Veterans State Park
Fire at Ga Veterans State Park (Source: WALB)

No one was inside the building at the time of the fire, according to Crisp County Fire Chief, Michael Postell.

Postell also stated that the cause of the fire is possibly electrical but it’s still under investigation.

Chief Postell says “a maintenance guy, that was here that was doing some wiring so we’re looking at the wiring part of it. We just wanna thank Sumter County for coming over and helping.”

Crisp County and Sumter County emergency vehicles responded to the scene.

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club’s parent company, Coral Hospitality-GA, LLC, sent a statement regarding the fire:

“Today at Lake Blackshear Resort, there was a fire in the maintenance barn. The local Crisp County & Sumter Fire Departments were contacted and immediately responded, ensuring a rapid resolution. The safety and security of our guests and employees is paramount, and we are pleased that no one was affected by this incident. We are working with the local authorities to determine the cause of the fire and any questions should be directed to them at (229) 276-2660. We will not be making any further statements at this time."
Coral Hospitality-GA LLC, parent company

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