Pelham Fire Intentionally Set

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Mitchell County fire was intentionally set. The fire occurred at approximately 8:33 a.m. on October 11th on John Collins Road in Pelham. The fire moderately damaged the 51-year-old, 1535-square-foot residence.

Commissioner King Statement on Jim Beck Sentencing

Today, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King released the following statement in response to the sentencing of former Commissioner Jim Beck:

Woman Arrested in Connection with Dalton Fire

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Jessica Delli, 25, of Calhoun, is being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree, Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime, Criminal Damage to Property, and Reckless Conduct in connection with a Whitfield County fire. The fire occurred on Wednesday, October 6th, at approximately 5:57 a.m. and completely destroyed the 30-year-old, 2,000-square-foot home on Broad Acre Road in Dalton.

Quitman Camper Fire Intentionally Set

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Quitman County camper fire was intentionally set. The Quitman County Sheriff’s office was dispatched at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 7th. The camper is located on a hunting property off of Andrew Slaughter Place in Georgetown. The fire moderately damaged the 27-year-old, 32-foot camper.

Greenville Fire Intentionally Set

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Meriwether County fire was intentionally set. The fire occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. on October 2nd at the Greenville Commons Apartments on North Depot Street in Greenville. The fire moderately damaged the 17-year-old, two-bedroom apartment.

Habersham Stolen Vehicle Fire Ruled Arson

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a vehicle stolen in Stephens County was found abandoned and had been intentionally set on fire. The fire occurred on Skyland Drive in Cornelia on Wednesday, September 29th.

Fire Prevention Week

The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is partnering with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” This year’s campaign, which runs from October 3rd-9th, is meant to educate everyone about the simple, yet important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

Dahlonega Woman Wanted for Fraud, Forgery

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that warrants were issued for Ashely Davis Truelove, 28, of Dahlonega, for two counts of Insurance Fraud and six counts of Forgery in the 1st Degree. Ms. Truelove is wanted in connection with a Lumpkin County case.

Man Arrested in Connection with Homeland Fire

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that James Robinson, 18, is being charged with Arson in the 1st Degree, Burglary, Criminal Trespassing, and Obstruction in connection with a Charlton County fire. The instance occurred on Tuesday, September 7th, at approximately 9:00 a.m. and caused moderate damage to the 47-year-old 1,772-square-foot home.

Rossville Fire Intentionally Set

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a Walker County Fire was intentionally set. The fire occurred at approximately 3:27 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, on Ivy Street in Rossville. The fire heavily damaged the 89-year-old, 928-square-foot residence.