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Second Alarm Fire in Macon

By SHANE SHIFFLETT, Correspondent | July 17, 2020 | GEORGIA

Story No. 080620104

Macon, Georgia - On July 17th, during the morning hours, Macon Bibb County Fire was alerted to the Baconsfield Office Park off of Baconsfield Drive just before 4 A.M. for a building on fire.

As firefighters arrived, a second alarm was alerted for additional firefighters and apparatus. Heavy fire conditions was present when crews arrived. The communications center received multiple calls from motorist on I-16 reporting the roof was on fire. Aerial ladders and ground master streams worked to assist in the extinguishment of the fire.

The first fire was on July 8th and was reported just after midnight and the building was heavily involved on arrival which is still under investigation.

Firefighters advised there were people inside the vacant area of the office building who had been staying inside the building and left as crews arrived. Fire investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.