mostlycloudy
Friday May 29th, 2015 2:24PM

Hall Co. family displaced by fire

By B.J. Williams News Director
GAINESVILLE - No one was hurt Tuesday morning when a fire broke out at a mobile home on Carolyn Street just off Keith Bridge Road.

The fire started around 4:30 a.m., according to Fire Marshal Scott Cagle.

"When firefighters arrived, the fire was already fully involved in the mobile home. It's already stated to be a total loss by firefighters on the scene," said Cagle.

Cagle said the family inside the structure was able to get out of the burning building without injury.

"The smoke alarm did wake them up, so the smoke alarm-once again- does its job, notifies the family and the family was able to exit the structure without any injuries.

Cagle said the cause of the fire was undetermined, but he said investigators would be at the fire scene during the day Tuesday to pinpoint a cause.

The fire was the second mobile home fire for Hall County crews in less than 12 hours. (See separate story on earlier fire.)
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia
After dominating much of the legislative session, a set of major ethics reforms is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
7:04PM ( 1 year ago )
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Boat involved in fatal accident on Lanier struck rocks before capsizing
A boat involved in a fatal accident on Lake Lanier in March struck "submerged and exposed" rocks before capsizing and trapping a passenger underneath it, resulting in her death.
12:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
Keith Bridge Road wreck confirmed fatal
A spokesman with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said one person died and another was air lifted to a hospital following a traffic accident on Keith Bridge Road late Friday morning.
12:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
Fire, possible explosions destroy mobile home near Lula
A late night fire in east Hall County destroyed a double-wide home, and Hall County fire officials said neighbors heard a series of explosions just before the fire erupted.
8:19AM ( 6 hours ago )
Guns, training gun found where police say sheriff shot woman
Investigators recovered multiple guns as well as a fake training gun from the empty model home where police said a Georgia sheriff shot and critically wounded a woman, according to law enforcement documents.
By Associated Press
7:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
Wreck involving church bus results in multiple injuries
A head-on crash involving a church bus and a Lincoln Town Car left around 20 people hurt near Toccoa Thursday night.
12:04AM ( 14 hours ago )