Mount Vernon Mills in Alto has second fire in month

  • Source: WNEG-AM 630
  • Published: 01/11/2018 06:37 AM

For the second time in a month, firefighters have extinguished a fire at Mount Vernon Mills in Alto. The call was received early Wednesday. Baldwin Fire Chief Joe Roy said his crew were dispatched around 5:30 a.m. to the reported commercial structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the back of the building, due to a fire in the air handler and tunnel of the building. Personnel from Baldwin, Cornelia, Habersham County, Banks County and Lee Arrendale State Prison fire departments responded.


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