HINESVILLE, Ga. (April 9, 2021) – Around 4 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, the Hinesville Fire Department (HFD) responded to a structure fire at the Harbor Bay Apartments, located at 217 Bradwell Street. Upon arrival, crews were met with flames and heavy smoke. Through speedy teamwork, crews were able to contain the fire to one apartment unit.
The occupant of the apartment unit that was on fire was not at home. Two occupants in the adjoining apartment unit were evacuated from a window using a ladder due to heavy smoke that prevented them from using the front door. No injuries were sustained. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The City of Hinesville owns and operates the Hinesville Fire Department. HFD utilizes two fire stations and 48 firefighters, along with two administrative staff members, to provide professional fire services to the community. HFD is the largest fire services provider in Liberty County and works 24/7 to protect citizens. For more information about HFD, visit cityofhinesville.org and follow Facebook.com/HinesvilleFD.