Emergency officials respond to Augusta fire

Richmond County firefighters have responded to a fire that occurred tonight at an Augusta housing complex.

The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. at Sunset Villa apartments on Essie McIntyre Boulevard, according to a dispatcher.

Soon after arriving, firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, according to dispatch traffic. The extent and cause of the fire are currently unknown.

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A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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