North Central Rubbish Fire
On July 4th, 2020 at 10:45 North Central Fire Protection District responded to a possible residential structure fire about five miles from the station. A local resident reported smoke coming from a home in the valley west of the Emerald Trail neighborhood. Firefighters located a rubbish fire at 21378 Way of Joy. A homeowner, making improvements to his home, attempted to burn some rubbish in front of the residence. The smoke caught the attention of a neighbor. Firefighters ensured the fire was out and that no hot spots remained. A burn ban is in effect in the incorporated areas of the county. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
Units on Scene: Engine 240, Brush 240 & Brush 242