mostlycloudy
Tuesday July 7th, 2015 12:47PM

Fire causes some 'significant' smoke damage to S. Hall home

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - A house on Cannon Creek Trail in the South Hall area was left with some "significant" smoke damage following a fire Tuesday night.<br /> <br /> Hall County Fire Marshal Scott Cagle said the blaze occurred about 6:30.<br /> <br /> Cagle said the first units on the scene reported "heavy smoke conditions showing from the attic."<br /> <br /> He said the fire was contained to the attic of the 3,500-square-foot structure located in the 4000 block of Cannon Creek Trail.<br /> <br /> "The upstairs living area did sustain significant smoke damage and both levels sustained water damage."<br /> <br /> Cagle added no one was hurt and that the blaze started on the outside of the house in some trash cans, "extended up the wall and into the attic," and has been ruled "accidental." <br /> <br /> He said early estimates puts the damage at $75,000.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
US job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It's a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of advertised jobs has yet to drive the same kin...
11:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
The numbers tell the story: June was one warmest on record in N. Ga.
Most of north and Central Georgia was warmer-than-normal in June and most places were also drier-than-normal.
9:07AM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission to consider sign moratorium
It's a decision that didn't get nearly as much attention as Obamacare and same-sex marriage, but it's a Supreme Court decision that's having an impact on local governments, including Hall County.
7:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson
Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.
By Associated Press
5:31AM ( 7 hours ago )
Clarkesville selects design/build team for fire-damaged downtown
The Clarkesville City Council has decided who will perform design work and redevelop the fire-damaged east side of the Square.
9:44PM ( 15 hours ago )