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.