Update: From Gwinnett Fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge in email alert at 9:11 p.m., Aug. 27, regarding the fire at the 5200 block of Audobon Place, NW in Norcross:
Firefighters responded to an occupant report of a house fire at the above location.
Crews found smoke showing from the roof of a split-foyer wood frame house on arrival. The occupants were all out safe when the fire department arrived and no injuries were reported.
Firefighters made immediate entry and quickly extinguished a fire burning in the kitchen. The blaze damaged the kitchen and extended slightly to the attic. The fire sent smoke throughout the structure.
The fire appears accidental and was caused by a stove appliance that was unintentionally left on.
The Red Cross was contacted to assist three adults displaced by the damage.
From Gwinnett Fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge in email alert around 3 p.m.:
Firefighters are busy with two working residential fires at separate locations.
Both fire are under control and crews have a knock down on the flames. There have no injuries reported at this time from either fire scene. The exact causes are currently undetermined.
- HOUSE FIRE: 30000 block of Sumac Drive, NW in Norcross (Peachtree Corners). The call was dispatched at 2:33p.m. The caller reported a vehicle on fire close to the house. Crews found the car on fire with extension to the house on arrival.
- HOUSE FIRE: 5200 block of Audobon Place, NW in Norcross. The call was dispatched at 2:28p.m. Crews found smoke showing from the attic on arrival.