Home under construction destroyed in Monday blaze

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A Jan. 27 fire at a home under construction on Ga. Highway 279 resulted in a total loss. There were no injuries in the blaze. Photo/Fayette County Fire Department.
A Jan. 27 fire at a home under construction on Ga. Highway 279 resulted in a total loss. There were no injuries in the blaze. Photo/Fayette County Fire Department.

A home under construction on Ga. Highway 279 in north Fayette County was a total loss following a Jan. 27 blaze. There were no occupants in the home and no injuries to firefighters.

Fayette County EMA Director Mike Singleton said a report of a structure fire at 391 Ga. Highway 279 was received at 3:20 a.m., with units from Stations 1, 2, 4 and 11 responding.

“On arrival, units reported a working fire, fully involved,” Singleton said. “The single-family home was under construction and there were no occupants. Due to the advanced stage of the fire upon arrival, the structure was a complete loss.”

Singleton said there were no injuries to responders, adding that the fire cause remains under investigation.