Monday Fire Displaces Barrow County Family of Four

No one was at home at the time of the fire and the cause is under investigation.

A fire at a residence on Bethel Bower Road near Loganville Highway on Monday displaced two adults and two children, and the cause of the blaze is under investigation. 

Communication officers with Barrow County Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting the structure fire at 3:46 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at 887 Bethel Bower Road. Engine 3, Ladder Truck 7, Med 3, Med 4 and Battalion 1 responded. 

“Upon arrival we found heavy smoke showing and fire venting from the roof in one corner of the home,” Battalion Chief Mike Stoops said in a news release. “We made an aggressive fire attack from inside the home and found heavy fire conditions in a bedroom and bathroom of the home.”

No one was inside at the time of the fire and crews were able to quickly bring the blaze under control. The home suffered heavy smoke damage throughout and about 50 percent of the home suffered fire damage. The American Red Cross assisted the residents.

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