Three homes burned after massive fire on Carrie St. in Augusta

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Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

UPDATE: 6:35 A.M.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Three homes were burned when a fire broke out on Carrie Street at Street near downtown Friday morning, according to the Augusta Fire Department.

Fire Chief Chris James confirmed two of the homes burned were vacant, while a third had one man sleeping inside. He was able to make it out safely.

A witness called the fire in before 3:00 a.m. and it took firefighters more than three hours to put out the flames and all the hot spots.

Chief James says they are still working to find out a cause.

Check back for updates.



Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Augusta Fire Department crews are working a fully-involved fire of two homes on Carrie Street near Dugas Street.

According to our reporter on scene, the two homes were reportedly vacant, and a third home has some smoke damage. There are no injuries being reported at this time. The fire is out but both homes are still smoking.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.