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Friday August 14th, 2020 6:17AM

Woman in serious condition after Friday residential fire

By AccessWDUN Staff

A woman is in serious condition after she was involved in a residential fire in the 400 block of Prior Street in Gainesville on Friday.

According to Division Chief Keith Smith, the Gainesville Fire Department received a call around 10:30 p.m. Friday advising that there may be someone inside the residence.

When fire crews arrived, they found smoke coming from the home. A bystander had already removed the occupant of the home prior to the arrival of fire crews.

The woman, who is in her mid-20’s, was suffering from smoke inhalation. Chief Smith says she was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment and, at last report, was in serious condition.

Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire with minimal water damage, with fire damage being contained to only one room. Smoke damage extended into the living room area and outside the residence. The damage is estimated to be around $10,000 according to Chief Smith.

The Gainesville Fire Department Fire Marshall’s office was still investigating the fire as of Saturday morning.

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