firefighters battle elements

Fire Engulfs Apartment Building

by Clay Neely - clay@newnan.com

alt


The Newnan Fire Department reported to a fire at Jefferson Pointe Apartments on Jefferson Parkway at 3:00 a.m. this morning. 

First arriving responders found an apartment building engulfed in flames. The firefighters took an aggressive attack as the fire spread rapidly to other apartments in the building. Firefighters had to fight freezing hoses and ice on the ground.

The building was evacuated by another tenant before firefighters arrived. No one was trapped and there have been no reported injuries.

As of 10:30 a.m., firefighters were still hitting hot spots.

More details to follow.



More Local

ECHS senior Cole Croteau dies from complications of CF

Update: Donations to the Cole Croteau's Memorial Fund will go to help other cystic fibrosis patients and their families. Croteau's funeral e ... Read More


10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SECRET SERVICE UNDER FRESH SCRU ... Read More


Ga. college smoking ban goes into effect Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) — A rule smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect this week. The Universit ... Read More


Coweta's middle school volleyball championship game postponed

Coweta’s middle school volleyball championship game has been postponed amid questions on one school’s eligibility. “The Co ... Read More


10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PRO-DEMOCRACY RALLIES SPREAD IN H ... Read More

Arguments to begin in Atlanta test cheating trial

ATLANTA (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators ... Read More