East Point Fire Department Puts Out Early Morning Fire at Public Storage Facility


An early morning fire on Monday at the Public Storage Facility located at 1790 E. Woodbury Avenue is being investigated. The call came in at 3:01 a.m. and East Point Fire Units arrived on scene seven minutes later at 3:08 a.m.

Upon arrival, heavy fire was seen coming through the roof of a building. Through closer examination, it was determined that 15 storage units were fully involved in a building of 68 units. Fire Crews immediately, secured a water source and battled the flames. The fire was knocked down at 5:32 a.m.

A total of 41 units were damaged: 33 by fire, another eight sustained smoke and/or water damage.

East Point dispatched three engines, and one ladder truck. In addition to the trucks and firefighters, a command vehicle, Car 901, Car 13, as well as the Public Information Officer were dispatched, for a total of 17 East Point Fire personnel on the scene. Atlanta Fire dispatched one truck and one Engine for a total of eight fire personnel on scene; and Hapeville Fire dispatched one Truck staffed by three fire personnel, for a grand total of 28 Fire personnel at the scene.

Rural Metro Ambulance and East Point Police were also on the scene. There were no injuries to fire personnel.


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