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3 Residents Displaced by Fire at Norcross Home

Fire occurred on the 5900 block of Western Hills Drive.

Fire occurred on the 5900 block of Western Hills Drive, according to Gwinnett Fire. Patch file.
Fire occurred on the 5900 block of Western Hills Drive, according to Gwinnett Fire. Patch file.

Three adults were displaced by a Saturday evening fire in Norcross.

Gwinnett Fire says the adults were outside when firefighters responded to a 911 call of a fire in the 5900 block of Western Hills Drive, Norcross. The fire started before 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.

One bedroom had heavy damage, and there was smoke damage throughout the house.

Here’s the full media alert sent by Gwinnett Fire:

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GWINNETT COUNTY FIRE: MEDIA E-RELEASE

5900 BLOCK OF WESTERN HILLS DR NW, NORCROSS

DATE: JANUARY 18, 2014

DISPATCHED TIME: 8:52 PM

ON SCENE TIME:  8:57 PM

TIME UNDER CONTROL: 9:07 PM

 

Gwinnett County fire crews responded to a residential fire incident at the above address.

Caller to the 911 dispatch center was a neighbor who stated the house was on fire. Crews found heavy fire and smoke coming from the front of the house.

All residents were outside on Fire Department arrival.

Crews used firefighting hose lines from the engine to extinguish the fire. Two complete searches were completed and crews checked for fire extension and hot spots. The fire caused heavy damage to one bedroom and sent smoke throughout the house.

The three adult residents will be displaced and will be requiring American Red Cross assistance. No injuries were reported.

A Gwinnett County Fire Investigator was called to the scene. Currently, the incident is undetermined and under investigation.

   

Equipment on the Scene:

3-Engines, 1-Medic Ambulance, 1-Ladder Truck, 1-Battalion Chief, 1-Air and Light Truck, 1-Fire Investigator

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