Chickamauga, GA - Four months after suffering critical burns in a fire that destroyed his Worthington Gap Road home, Rickey Rhodes has been reunited with his family. Rhodes was greeted by family, friends and first responders upon his arrival in Walker County this afternoon. Rhodes had been hospitalized at Vanderbilt Medical Center since December 11, … Continue reading Welcome Home Mr. Rhodes!
Rock Spring, GA - The Red Cross of Georgia honored Walker County Fire Rescue today for its exemplary partnership to install free smoke alarms that saved eight lives in two recent home fires. It was the most lives saved in Georgia in a single month since the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign began in 2014. … Continue reading Red Cross Honors Walker County Fire Rescue
Updated at 12:00 p.m. - The cause of the fire has been ruled as electrical. The point of origin was the front wall of the living room where the Christmas tree was located. A resident told the Fire Marshal the tree was left on overnight. Walker County Fire Rescue installed three new smoke alarms at … Continue reading Six People Escape Early Morning Fire in Walker County