Investigators say it seems a learn toilet exhaust supporter is to blame for a weekend home fireplace in Mt. Ethereal. The blaze broke out all over 10:32 a.m. Sunday, April 25, in the 2nd tale of a home at 111 Wisteria Path in the Ivy Hills subdivision.
A woman and three children have been inside at the time and properly escaped the burning household.
“Cornelia units arrived on scene and found the split-stage household effectively associated with hearth and the roof partly collapsed,” states Cornelia Fire Marshal Josh Hazle. Demorest and Habersham County firefighters responded with mutual support and speedily helped carry the fire beneath handle. “Personnel were being capable to overhaul the fire and take away some of the possessions from the residence for the home owner,” Hazle suggests.
The residents suffered small smoke inhalation. Habersham County EMS handled them on the scene but did not transportation any one to the clinic.
The Cornelia Hearth Marshal’s Place of work is nevertheless investigating the fire. Hazle states he’ll update or finalize the preliminary ruling after meeting with insurance plan result in and origin investigators later on this week.
Cornelia Hearth Main Billy Joe Jenkins, Jr. expressed his thanks to all departments involved for “their fast response and knockdown of the fire,” which helped avoid more hurt to the household and stored the fireplace from spreading.