North Fulton County

Alpharetta home destroyed as heavy wind makes battling fire more difficult

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Alpharetta late Friday afternoon.

Officials said it took several hours to put out a house fire on Schooner Ridge near Southlake Drive.

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Authorities told Jones that the wind pushed the fire and made it tougher to fight.

A father and son were inside the home and, thankfully they managed to get out safely.

It is unclear exactly how the fire began.


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