Thomas County man charged with first degree arson

Release: WARRANT ISSUED IN CONNECTION WITH BARWICK FIRE ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced recently that Rodderick Lamar  Christopher, 37, has been charged with 1st Degree Arson in connection with…

Reminder to change smoke alarm batteries with clocks

Release: ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King urges all Georgians to change their clocks and their smoke alarm batteries this weekend to mark the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. “Smoke alarms…

Georgia appoints new State Fire Marshal

Release: CRAIG LANDOLT SWORN IN AS GEORGIA STATE FIRE MARSHAL ATLANTA – Recently, Craig Landolt was sworn in as Georgia’s newest State Fire Marshal by Deputy Commissioner for Safety Fire Mark Revenew at a socially…

One killed in Seminole County fire

Release: ONE PERSON KILLED IN DONALSONVILLE FIRE ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced recently that one person was  killed in a Seminole County fire. The fire occurred at 7753 Spring…

Arrest made in Tifton hotel fire

Release: MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH TIFT COUNTY FIRE ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Jason Carlos  Montano, 40, was arrested on 1st Degree Arson and Criminal Damage…

Residential fire kills Brooks County man

Release: BROOKS COUNTY MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENTAL FIRE  ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Danny Felton  Waters, 68, was killed in a Brooks County fire. The accidental fire…

Accidental house fire kills Moultrie man

Release: MOULTRIE MAN KILLED IN RESIDENTIAL FIRE  ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced recently that Kinsey Shaw, 73, was killed in an accidental fire just after 10:00pm on Friday, January…