JEFFERSON - A house fire at 3187 Lyle Field Road in Jefferson on Sunday did heavy damage to a single family residence.<br />
Jackson County Emergency Services Director Steve Nichols said the fire was reported around 8:30 p.m.<br />
Nichols said responding crews found the two-story structure with heavy fire and smoke showing when they arrived. <br />
The owners of the house were not there at the time of the fire, but one resident was treated at the scene for breathing difficulties.<br />
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. <br />
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
Earlier this month, the Wrigley Company announced plans to hire 150 new employees for its facility in Flowery Branch. Starting on Wednesday, May 27, the company will begin taking applications for some of those positions.