4 Escape Unharmed from Early Morning House Fire

Interior of home near Sugar Hill suffered heavy damage.

Gwinnett County, Ga, fire news
Gwinnett County, Ga, fire news

An early morning fire caused heavy damage at a Gwinnett County home.

Gwinnett Fire spokesman Capt. Tommy Rutledge said four people were in the home — man and wife, their daughter and a friend — and were already outside when firefighters arrived around 2:30 a.m. on the 5600 block of Silk Oak Way near Sugar Hill.

The family heard a loud popping sound, then discovered the fire and called 911.

The interior of the home and its contents were heavily damaged.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.


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