Family restaurant burns in Aiken County, SC

S.E. Social Justice Breaking News Bulletin – 1-7-17 7:45 a.m. ET

Popular restaurant burns overnight in Aiken County, SC

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By Greg Peterson
S.E. Social Justice Breaking News
Owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(Aiken County, SC) – A popular family restaurant in Aiken County, SC was extensively damaged late Saturday night by a fire.

The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 6, 2018.

Numerous fire departments were called for mutual aid to fight the blaze at the Seafood Shack and More located at 2620 Columbia Highway North in Aiken County, SC.

The restaurant has received overwhelmingly great reviews on various websites.

The restaurant is located near Harvey Court and close to Interstate 20 north of Aiken.

No word on whether the restaurant will be able to reopen or rebuild. The cause of the fire has not been released. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters remains on the scene until 1 a.m. today, Sun., Jan. 7, 2018.

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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

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By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-Owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(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.
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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.

Mobile home ablaze in Aiken, SC

URGENT – South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News Bulletin – 12-24-17 – 7:25 a.m.

Christimas Eve Day: Firefighters battle mobile home blaze in Aiken, SC

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By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-Owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(Aiken, SC) – Aiken firefighters are battling a predawn mobile home fire on Christmas Eve day.
The blaze was reported just before 7 a.m. off of Shiloh Heights Road.

The address is believed to be 1101 Pineland Terrace. Its is said to be at a mobile home between Hazel Drive and Whispering Pines Terrance.

Firefighters have laid lines across streets in the area and traffic will not be allowed on those streets for sometime.
The cause is under investigation.
No other details are available at this point.

At least one killed, three seriously injured, trapped in Wednesday afternoon Aiken County, SC car accident

South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News Bulletin – 12-20-17 – 4:15 p.m. ET

Fatal crash leaves one dead and three others trapped in Montmorenci, SC

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By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-Owner, News Director
906-273-243

(Montmorenci, SC) – At least one person has been killed and three others trapped and seriously injured in a fatal crash in Aiken County, SC.

The single vehicle rollover accident is reported at the intersection of Shaws Fork Road and New Holland Road in Montmorenci, SC.

A fire truck had to be used to “stabilize” the wreck car – as the Jaws of Life is being used to try to free the trapped victims.

The wreck was reported about 3:45 p.m. today Wed., Dec. 20, 2017.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol, the Aiken County Sheriff’s Department and the Montmorenci Volunteer Fire Department, New Ellenton Rescue Squad and other agencies are on the scene.

Meanwhile about 30 minutes before the accident – numerous fire departments in Edgefield County, SC were called to battle an engulfed house fire.

The blaze was reported at 669 Ridge Road in Johnston, SC.

No injuries reported. The home was destroyed.

Combine fire probe in Barnwell County, SC – Farm Combine fires happen more than you might think

Combine fire probed in Barnwell County, SC

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By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(Barnwell County, SC) – Authorities are on the scene of a reported combine fire in Barnwell County, SC.
The fire was reported just after 11 a.m. ET Mon., Dec. 4, 2017in the area of Gardenia Road just off SC Highway 3 in Barnwell County, SC.
The fist official on the scene said nobody was around the burned or burning combine. The extent of damage is not clear.
His supervisor was en-route to the scene.
No injuries were reported.
No other information is available and its unknown if Barnwell County officials will release anything to the press.
You’d think combine fires do no happen much – but apparently it is a growing issue – and can costs farmers big time. Look at what happened when we googled it:

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EXCLUSIVE HEART-WRENCHING AUDIO LISTEN South Carolina: Allendale, SC firefighter gets called to mom’s engulfed home – Four homes destroyed in less than 24 hours in Aiken and Allendale counties and the latest was the home of a firefighter’s mother

URGENT – SE Social Justice News Bulletin – 12-2-17 2:27 a.m. ET – Four homes destroyed in less than 24 hours in Aiken and Allendale counties and the latest was the home of a firefighter’s mother

Exclusive listen to the emotional firefighter – whose mother is luckily just fine despite her home completely burning

By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(Allendale, SC) – A terrible shock to a member of the Allendale Rescue Squad when he realized the fully-engulfed home firefighters were responding to – is his mothers.

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The home was one of four residences that were destroyed in less than 20 hours in Aiken and Allendale counties.

The blaze was reported about 5:20 a.m. ET on Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 in the city of Allendale, SC.
“Its gonna be my mother’s residence,” said one rescue official on the scene as he witnessed flames wrapped around the brick frame home and fire shooting out the windows.

6712 Lake Vincent Road Aiken, SC structure fire 12-1-17

Meanwhile about 2:25 a.m. today (Sat., Dec. 2, 2017), a neighbor called Aiken 911 to report a home had already burned to the ground- as both are located in a relatively remote area.
Numerous firefighters rushed to the scene of a home that – in fact – was completely destroyed before anyone knew it was burning.
The blaze is located in a very remote location at 6712 Lake Vincent Road in Aiken, SC
A neighbor – some distance away – noticed a glow and trees on fire – and she called Aiken 911.
Its is not clear if anyone was home at the time. If we get an update, it will be passed along.

On Friday (12-1-17), two big fires including a double-wide mobile home were reported north of Aiken, SC.

About 12:24 p.m. ET Friday a full-involved structure fire north of Aiken in a few hours

Monetta, SC firefighters and lots of mutual aid responded to the blazing double-wide mobile home – set off the highway a bit on the 3000 block of Columbia Highway North (aka U.S.-1).
Everyone evacuated.

About 11 a.m. Friday, a structure fire was battled at or near 3037 Columbia Highway North in Aiken County
Numerous agencies responding to a structure fire along Columbia Highway North near Monetta, SC
Monetta Volunteer Fire Department, Aiken County Sheriff’s Department, Monetta Rescue Squad

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Fully ablaze house fire fought this morning in North Augusta, SC

By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
News Director/Co-Owner
906-273-2433

(North Augusta, SC) -North Augusta firefighters were called early today to a “fully engulfed” house fire.

The general alarm fire was dispatched just before 6 a.m. ET. We have not been able to pinpoint the location .

Additional fire units were called to fight the inferno.

A female caller from the home to 911, said she was getting everyone out of the house. No Injuries have been reported.

One person severely injured in early morning blaze in Augusta, Georgia

S.E. Social Justice Breaking News Bulletin – One badly hurt in Augusta fire

11-15-17 5 am. ET

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By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
News Director/Co-Owner
906-273-2433

(Augusta, GA) – A tragic early morning fire has critically injured one person in Augusta.

The fire was reported about 4 a.m. ET on Wed., Nov. 15 2017 on Evergreen Drive.

The victim was found in one of the bedrooms – and a helicopter was asked to transport the victim who was seriously injured.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s department and firefighters will remain on the scene for hours.