Several fire departments respond to residential fire on Maxwell Road

Several fire departments respond to residential fire in Stephens County.

According to Chief Jamey Gettys, on Friday, just after 1 p.m., New Hope, Carnes Creek, Tates Creek, and Eastanollee Fire Departments responded to a structure fire located at 105 Maxwell Road.

Toccoa Fire Department was also requested to send a truck to assist.

EMS and Stephens County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched as well.

Gettys says when firefighters arrived on scene, they found a fully involved residential structure fire.

The homeowner sustained substantial burn injuries and was air-lifted to Grady Hospital for treatment.

Gettys says the helicopter landed in the New Hope Church parking lot.

The fire was under control around 2 p.m.

No other details have been released at this time.

WNEG News will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available.