Crews battle two structure fires along Laney Walker Boulevard

Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 10:15 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County crews fought a structure fire late Tuesday on James Brown Boulevard at Laney Walker Boulevard.

According to dispatchers with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, crews were called to respond at 9:18 p.m. Tuesday.

Laney Walker Boulevard.
Laney Walker Boulevard.(WRDW)

Investigators on the scene said the fire started in the back of a vacant home. No injuries were reported.

A few hours later, crews responded to another structure fire along Laney Walker Boulevard.

Crews were dispatched to a fire at 5:44 a.m. to Laney Walker and Emmett Drive, according to the Augusta Fire Department.

The two-story brick and wood home at 1132 Emmett St. was vacant and the fire may have been caused by homeless people, the department said.

There were no injuries.

James Brown Boulevard at Laney Walker Boulevard.
James Brown Boulevard at Laney Walker Boulevard.(WRDW)