Two people were injured in a house fire in Braselton on Jan. 11.
The West Jackson, North Jackson and Jackson County Correctional Institute fire departments responded to 23 Evergreen Court on a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, they found a two-story single family residence with smoke and flames showing. The occupants were home at the time of the fire and a female patient was transported by Jackson County EMS to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, with burns to the face, hands and arms. A second patient was transported with breathing problems by Jackson County EMS, from smoke inhalation to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Both patients are listed in stable condition. No other injuries were reported.
The state fire marshal’s office, along with West Jackson Fire Department, are investigating the cause of the fire.