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No injuries reported, but Buford lakefront home total loss in fire
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Firefighters from Gwinnett and Hall counties battled a fire Wednesday morning in Buford. No injuries were reported. Hall County Fire Services Capt. Zachary Brackett said the home was a total loss, but a cause has not been determined. The blaze appeared to start in the garage and spread to the attic.

A house fire Wednesday morning at a home in Buford caused no injuries, but Hall County Fire Services Capt. Zachary Brackett said the home was a total loss. The cause and origin of the fire are still under investigation.

Fire crews responding from Hall and Gwinnett counties found a vehicle in a garage on fire at a 5,000-square-foot lakefront home in the 5900 block of Island View Drive off of Lakeshore Drive. The blaze then reached the home’s attic.

Crews were operating in a defensive mode because of the heavy fire upon arrival.

The residents were not home at the time.

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