A blaze broke out near the Longhorn restaurant on Saturday evening. Another vehicle also was damaged.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, August 5, 2012
A vehicle was destroyed by fire Saturday evening, Aug. 4, when flames broke out outside the Longhorn restaurant near the Mall of Georgia in Buford, according to a Gwinnett Fire spokesperson. Gwinnett Fire spokesperson Lt. Colin Rhoden said that a caller about 7 p.m. said that fire was close to the building, and Gwinnett Police noted that the fire was spreading quickly. On arrival, fire crews found one vehicle fully involved and part of the grass in the area on fire. -- Did you witness this blaze? Upload your pics, and add your comments. Firefighters quickly laid out fire hose lines and extinguished the fire. One vehicle was totally damaged, and another vehicle close to the first sustained damage by exposure. The fire is of unknown origin, …
A car was set on fire at a Norcross area Motel 6.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Gwinnett firefighters suspect that arson caused a Mercedes Benz to go up in flames at a hotel off Oakbrook Parkway this morning. No suspects have been taken in, but fire officials suspect that the vehicle, which belonged to an extended-stay guest, was targeted. Fire crews were called to Motel 6 at 6015 Oakbrook Parkway in unincorporated Norcross just before 11 a.m. Someone called 911 because they saw flames shooting out of a silver 2001 Mercedes. Witnesses at the motel reported seeing two black males in a black Pontiac fleeing the parking lot just after the fire started. "Fire Investigators believe the two men doused the vehicle with a flammable product then set it on fire," reported Cpt. Tommy Rutledge in a statement. He said the act …