Resident Injured in Brentwood Drive Fire
SAVANNAH, GA (Tuesday, July 28, 2020) – At 1:40 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 2100 Block of Brentwood Drive, near Skidaway and DeRenne. The resident, who sustained burns in the fire, escaped the blaze and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. However, a cat was missing inside the burning home. The fire was fueled by a large amount of personal items stored throughout. Firefighters had to take a defensive stance while working to control the blaze because bullets were exploding inside the raging fire. Units quickly extinguished the blaze and rescued a kitten from the charred remains. Power to the structure had to be cut. The resident was displaced. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Brentwood Drive Fire
WHAT: The Savannah Fire Department extinguished a fire fueled by a large amount of household items. One person was injured and displaced. A cat was rescued.
WHERE: 2100 Brentwood Drive
WHEN: 1:40 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020
About The Savannah Fire Department:
Savannah’s first fire company was organized in 1759. It became the nation’s first fully mechanized fire department in 1911. Today the Savannah Fire Department is a progressive, future-focused organization comprised of 318 professional, fully-trained career firefighters. The department operates 15 fire stations in a service area comprised of more than 108 square miles.
121 East Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, Ga. 31401/912-644-5957/www.savannahfire.org
Jenel Few, PIO
Savannah Fire Department