Fulton County

East Point fire station catches fire, destroying engine, causing ‘massive damages,’ officials say

EAST POINT, Ga — A fire at an East Point fire station resulted in ‘massive damages,’ including the destruction of an engine, complete decimation of the roof, and firefighter gear, officials say.

Officials say the fire erupted in the bay area of Station 3 on 3800 North Commerce Drive late Friday and caused smoke and water damage to the living area of the station.

The concrete walls remained intact despite the fire, officials say.

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College Park Fire Rescue, Atlanta Fire Rescue, and the City of South Fulton Fire Department all helped with mutual aid.

All fire officials living in the station were able to escape the fire safely and help put out the flames.


The department says it is currently working to determine the cost of repairs and replacement of gear that was destroyed.

Fire officials continue to investigate.

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