Cherokee County

Home belonging to family of 5 significantly damaged in Cherokee County fire

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga — A fire caused significant damage to the home of a family of five in Canton, according to Cherokee County fire officials.

Firefighters were dispatched at 9:28 p.m. to a home on fire on Glen Echo Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters found a two-story home structure with extensive flames.

All five people in the home escaped prior to the fire department’s arrival.

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People at the house told officials they became aware of the fire once a window broke and woke up someone.

All of those in the home were examined by firefighters on scene and were uninjured.


The family safely got out two of their pets, but one remains unaccounted for.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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