Lightning suspected cause of Whitemarsh Island apartment fire

Local News

WHITEMARSH ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) – A fire broke out at an apartment building on Whitemarsh Island Tuesday night.

The fire occurred just after 7 p.m. at the Colonial Grand at Hammocks. At one point, flames were shooting through the roof of the building.

A witness told News 3 that a 16-year-old neighbor first spotted the flames and called the teen “a hero.”

Lightning is the suspected cause of the fire.

courtesy Danil Ivanov

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