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Three Displaced by Afternoon Fire on Rockbridge Road

No injuries reported, but the home sustained heavy damage.

A fire was reported in the 1000 block of Rockbridge Road in unincorporated Norcross on Thursday, Jan. 2.
A fire was reported in the 1000 block of Rockbridge Road in unincorporated Norcross on Thursday, Jan. 2.

Two adults and a teen were displaced by a house fire Thursday, Jan. 2, in unincorporated Norcross.

No injuries were reported.

The fire caused heavy damage to the rear and attic of a home in the 1000 block of Rockbridge Road, according to Gwinnett Fire.

The fire happened after 2 p.m. on Thursday.

Here's the media alert sent by Gwinnett:

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GWINNETT FIRE MEDIA E-RELEASE.

HOUSE FIRE 1000 BLOCK OF ROCKBRIDGE ROAD, NORCROSS

DATE: JANUARY 2, 2014

TIME DISPATCHED: 2:37 PM

TIME ON SCENE: 2:41 PM

TIME UNDER CONTROL: 2:56 PM

Gwinnett County firefighters were called out to a house fire incident at the above address. Crews arrived to find smoke and fire showing from the back of the single story wood frame house.

The residents, who were home when the fire broke out, were all evacuated prior to Fire Department arrival. Crews quickly laid out fire attack hose lines and went inside the house to fight the fire back. Two thorough searches were completed on the entire home . Firefighters checked for fire extension and hotspots.  The fire caused heavy damage to the rear of the house  and where it got into the attic space. Smoke and heat was sent throughout the rest of the house. Fire Investigators were called to the scene for cause determination.

Two adults and one teenager will be displaced and will be using Red Cross assistance. No injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation and undetermined. Information will be updated when available. 

Equipment on the scene:

3-Engines, 1-Ladder Truck, 1-Medic Ambulance, 1-Squad Truck, 2-Battalion Chiefs, 1-Air and Light Truck, 2-Fire Investigators, and PIO

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