On Monday, January 11, 2021 at 03:16 P.M., the Valdosta Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 1301 Bethune Street.
The first fire unit arrived on scene within four minutes to find light smoke coming from the roof of the residence. The resident was out of the house upon the fire department’s arrival. Fire crews were able to quickly bring the fire under control.
A total of thirteen fire personnel responded to the scene. Five occupants were displaced as a result of the fire. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was determined to be a heater to close to combustibles.