Pets Dead, Residents Displaced in Linda Vista House Fire

Clay Curtis
April 14, 2018

Altogether, it took almost seven hours from the time of the call for crews to contain and extinguish the fire. At one point, crews ran into a stairway blocked by a mattress.

Two people are in a hospital's burn unit after suffering serious injuries in a fire last night in Athens.

"We know that they're there, so if it gets to a point where they have to leave, they will leave", he said. They broke windows, using ladders to get to the second floor ones, as well as chainsaws.

Once the main body of fire was extinguished crews worked to find any hidden fire and clear the building of smoke.

Peter, 59, told the WHT: "We couldn't believe that it started up again".

Father Throws 6-Month-Old Daughter off Roof in Standoff With Police
The man had reportedly climbed onto the roof of his shack just as officers had begun returning calm to the demolition project. It was reported by the Daily Mail that other protesters were heard egging him on by chanting: "Throw, throw, throw".

When the Amherst Volunteer Fire Department arrived at 4:30 p.m., Brown said the house was engulfed in flames.

"We are looking forward to Goldy helping us teach fire safety to everyone", he said. "We have never known a fire to be put out and then reignite".

The release states an improved rating suggests that a department is better prepared to respond to fires within its district.

Eventually, her role will be an important one, said Fire Chief Terrence Vavra.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER