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Storage units damaged in fire off Gordon Highway

Storage facility fire off Gordon Highway
Storage facility fire off Gordon Highway(WRDW)
Published: Apr. 18, 2022 at 10:43 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 18, 2022 at 12:07 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A fire Monday morning damaged most of the units in a storage facility off Gordon Highway.

The fire was reported at 9:49 a.m. at 2134 Gordon Highway, Simply Self Storage, by an off-duty firefighter driving by who saw smoke in the air.

The facility has 76 storage units, and 50 of them got some sort of damage – anything from substantial to minimal.

Storage facility fire off Gordon Highway
Storage facility fire off Gordon Highway(WRDW)

Crews worked for about an hour to contain the spread from unit to unit.

Four firefighters were evaluated for smoke inhalation and four were transported to Doctors Hospital.

No cause for the fire had been determined.

All units are required to have insurance, according to Simply Self Storage.

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