Two Children Killed, Mother Wounded in LaGrange Fire

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a fire in LaGrange killed two children and left their mother in critical condition. The fire occurred at 231 Cherry Valley Lane around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 28.

Habersham County Shop Fire Ruled Arson

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King’s State Fire Investigations Unit announced today that a Habersham County fire has been ruled an arson. The fire completely destroyed a 41-year-old, 700-square-foot building at 4451 Camp Creek Road in Mt. Airy around 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23.

Columbia County Hotel Fire Ruled Arson

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King’s State Fire Investigations Unit announced today that a Columbia County fire has been ruled an arson. The fire occurred on Wednesday, October 21, at approximately 5:30 a.m.

Cornelia Woman Killed in Fire

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Habersham County woman was found dead in a structure fire around 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 19. The fire occurred at 1689 Heads Ferry Road in Cornelia.

Commissioner King Awarded Meritorious Service Medal for Role in National Guard COVID-19 Response

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire John F. King announced today that Commissioner King has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his role in the National Guard response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blue Ridge Fire Ruled Arson By State Investigators

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a fire in Blue Ridge has been ruled an act of arson. The fire occurred at 3427 Sugar Creek Road at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 12.

Commissioner King Extends Agent License Renewals Through End of 2020

Today, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King released Bulletin 20-EX-12 to all agents licensed by the Commissioner’s office announcing that any agent requiring a license renewal will have their license extended through December 31, 2020.

Students in Moultrie, Metro Atlanta, Gray, Perry, and Rentz Win Annual Fire Safety Essay Contest

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that 15 Georgia students have been named winners of the 2020 “Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” essay contest for Fire Prevention Week.

Woman Killed in Montgomery County Fire

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Patsy Springfield, 84, passed away in a fire at 858 Conway McDonald Road in Tarrytown on Friday, October 2. Upon arriving at the scene, investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Commissioner King’s State Fire Investigations Unit found Ms. Springfield on the kitchen floor.

Home Fire Kills Bainbridge Man

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Early Bernard Cosby, 72, passed away in an accidental fire around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4. The fire occurred at 175 Melissa Drive in Bainbridge.