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AFD extinguishes debris fire

An Albany firefighter wades into smoking debris next to Purvis Auto Repair at 1605 Camp Lane. The fire started at about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. The debris was from a manufactured home that is under demolition in the lot next to Purvis’ repair shop. With the wind whipping the flames, Buddy Purvis said he took a water hose and put out any fire that crept onto his side of the fence. No injuries were reported.

An Albany firefighter wades into smoking debris next to Purvis Auto Repair at 1605 Camp Lane. The fire started at about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. The debris was from a manufactured home that is under demolition in the lot next to Purvis’ repair shop. With the wind whipping the flames, Buddy Purvis said he took a water hose and put out any fire that crept onto his side of the fence. No injuries were reported.

ALBANY, Ga. -- The Albany Fire Department has extinguished a debris fire near an Albany beauty salon.

Firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at 126 Maple Street and found a debris pile burning near Hot Curls Salon. The pile was extinguished and no injuries were reported.

The scene is near where some residential demolition has been taking place.