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Family of seven displaced by house fire in Hall Co.

One woman received minor injuries and a dog was killed in the blaze.
Credit: Hall County Fire Services
One woman received minor injuries and a family of seven was displaced after a house fire early Sunday morning, May 19, 2019.

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — Hall County fire officials said crews responded to a house fire in the 4700 block of Willie Robinson Road in northwest Hall County at about 3:45 Sunday morning.

When they arrived, Hall County division chief Zachary Brackett said firefighters discovered a 2,000 square foot home about half-involved with an ongoing blaze.

The family of four adults and three children who were inside the home were able to escape before firefighters arrived, Brackett said. One woman received minor burns to the hand and leg and was treated by crews on the scene after refusing transport to a hospital. A dog was found dead inside the home.

The American Red Cross was notified to help the family, Brackett said.
Brackett said that while the people inside the home were alerted to the blaze by the smoke and were able to get out, no operation smoke detectors were present inside the home.

He wanted to remind people to ensure that residents have working smoke detectors in their homes and that they are placed in appropriate locations in their homes. 

Hall County residents who need assistance obtaining and installing smoke detectors can contact the Hall County Fire Marshal's Office at 770-531-6838.


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