Cause of Broad Street fire still mystery

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 12:40 PM
Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 12:29 AM
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The Augusta-Richmond County fire Department continues to investigate a fire that damaged a Broad Street building Friday.

Cause of Friday morning fire on Broad Street still undetermined.  FILE/STAFF
FILE/STAFF
Cause of Friday morning fire on Broad Street still undetermined.

Firefighters were called about 4:30 a.m. to the building at 12th and Broad streets, where they found the third story on fire and a man trying to escape from a window on that floor. He was rescued without serious injuries.

Firefighters worked the fire for most of the day. The building contained Downtown Dental on the bottom floor and six apartments on the upper floors.

Fire Deputy Chief Sterling Jones said Monday that investigators had not yet determined the cause of the fire. Given the size of the building, he said, it could take several days to determine a point of origin.

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IBeDogGone
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IBeDogGone 01/06/14 - 02:52 pm
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Boad St

Where is Boad St?

mdl1946
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mdl1946 01/06/14 - 03:21 pm
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Boad St

No proofreader for the web site?

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/06/14 - 03:52 pm
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And would we expect them to find the cause? Not iN ARC.
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And would we expect them to find the cause? Not iN ARC.

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nocnoc 01/06/14 - 10:20 pm
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Sean is due back soon....

Suggestion:
Sending a private email the reporter or to one of the Night Editor(s)
usually works pretty good.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 01/07/14 - 12:13 am
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Bizarre

It is strange that a story such as this, with but three comments, could instantly rise into the "Most Discussed" list before this time of my posting. The algorithm must have been incorporated into the HealthCare.gov website. There's no other explanation.

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