Major Fire: Funeral home ablaze in Glascock County, GA explosions heard; numerous fire departments called

South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News Bulletin and Public Safety Advisory – 5 a.m. ET

EXPLOSIONS heard inside Georgia funeral home engulfed in flames – hundreds of firefighters from several surrounding counties called for mutual aid

Gibson 4 graphic

By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-Owner, News Director

(Gibson, GA)- Fire departments from numerous Georgia counties have been called to assist at the scene of a engulfed funeral home with numerous explosions reported inside the building.

About 7 fire departments from surrounding counties have been asked to respond as mutual aid – this includes the Wrens Fire Department, the Louisville Fire department, and McDuffie County fire departments.

The dangerous blaze is reported at The Gibson Funeral home at 57 College Place in Gibson, GA.
Gibson 3Gibson 1
The fire broke out about 4 a.m. ET – and quickly Glascock County officials rang the bell for mutual aid.
Expect the entire area to be blocked most of the day.

It is unclear if there were any injuries, although we have not heard of any.
Funeral homes are known to carry volatile chemicals and flammable products.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s