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SUV hits power box, flips, starts grass fire

 

An Augusta man was not seriously injured after flipping his SUV and setting fire to a power box Friday afternoon.

Christian Davis Krausnick, 20, was driving his Jeep Grand Cherokee on Holiday Drive in Martinez just after 2 p.m. when he was distracted and hit a curb near Bahama Drive, according to Georgia State Patrol Sgt. Christopher Wright. Krausnick’s vehicle then hit a power box, which caught surrounding grass and shrubs on fire.

Krausinick was taken to Doctors Hospital with what did not appear to be life-threatening injuries. He will be cited for failing to maintain lane, Wright said.

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SUV hits power box, flips, starts grass fire

 

An Augusta man was not seriously injured after flipping his SUV and setting fire to a power box Friday afternoon.

Christian Davis Krausnick, 20, was driving his Jeep Grand Cherokee on Holiday Drive in Martinez just after 2 p.m. when he was distracted and hit a curb near Bahama Drive, according to Georgia State Patrol Sgt. Christopher Wright. Krausnick’s vehicle then hit a power box, which caught surrounding grass and shrubs on fire.

Krausinick was taken to Doctors Hospital with what did not appear to be life-threatening injuries. He will be cited for failing to maintain lane, Wright said.

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Couple escapes fire uninjured

Latest News from Columbia County News-Times - Fri, 12/19/2014 10:20 AM

 

Ron Cox tried his best to save his Evans home when it caught fire Friday morning.

“I went in and tried to fight it, but....,” Cox said after firefighters arrived and took over the battle.

Cox said he was in his backyard workshop just after 8:30 a.m. when the power cut off. He called his wife, Judy, on the cell phone to see if she’d also lost power inside the house. She told her husband that she heard an “explosion,” lost power and the house was filling up with smoke.

He ran inside, told his wife to call 911 and used fire extinguishers to fight the blaze, which he said was “smoking like mad”. When he’d exhausted the extinguishers, Cox said he tried to use a water hose.

“I shouldn’t have stayed in there as long as I did,” Cox said. “But I had to do what I could.

“Your instinct is to protection yourself and your possessions.”

His wife, who called 911, told the dispatcher her home was on fire and she was on the roof.

“There was black smoke,” she said. “I couldn’t see a thing.”

She escaped through a second-floor door leading to the roof over the front porch. Firefighters arrived and retrieved her from the perch.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze.

Cox said his home is old and doesn’t have breakers, just fuses. He suspects the fuse box was the source of the fire.

Columbia County Fire rescue Batt. Chief Brent Willis said the fire appears to be electrical.

The back wing of the home was badly burned and the rest of the house was damaged by smoke, Willis said.

Cox and his wife have insurance and children who live close by.

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Couple escapes fire uninjured

 

Ron Cox tried his best to save his Evans home when it caught fire Friday morning.

“I went in and tried to fight it, but....,” Cox said after firefighters arrived and took over the battle.

Cox said he was in his backyard workshop just after 8:30 a.m. when the power cut off. He called his wife, Judy, on the cell phone to see if she’d also lost power inside the house. She told her husband that she heard an “explosion,” lost power and the house was filling up with smoke.

He ran inside, told his wife to call 911 and used fire extinguishers to fight the blaze, which he said was “smoking like mad”. When he’d exhausted the extinguishers, Cox said he tried to use a water hose.

“I shouldn’t have stayed in there as long as I did,” Cox said. “But I had to do what I could.

“Your instinct is to protection yourself and your possessions.”

His wife, who called 911, told the dispatcher her home was on fire and she was on the roof.

“There was black smoke,” she said. “I couldn’t see a thing.”

She escaped through a second-floor door leading to the roof over the front porch. Firefighters arrived and retrieved her from the perch.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze.

Cox said his home is old and doesn’t have breakers, just fuses. He suspects the fuse box was the source of the fire.

Columbia County Fire rescue Batt. Chief Brent Willis said the fire appears to be electrical.

The back wing of the home was badly burned and the rest of the house was damaged by smoke, Willis said.

Cox and his wife have insurance and children who live close by.

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Powerball - 12/17/2014

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Newsmakers

Latest News from Columbia County News-Times - Wed, 12/17/2014 12:13 AM
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