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Above Photo:  The fire was captured at its peak by Poseidon Professional Detailing.

BUFORD — A massive fire engulfed a pair of businesses located in a large metal building at 5784 Holiday Road in Buford just before 7 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.  Hall County Fire Services, assisted by the Gwinnett County Fire Department battled the blaze and was able to knock down the fire at approximately 8:15 a.m.

Video of the fire was captured by Poseidon Professional Detailing.

Two businesses were located in the building, Bulldog Carts and Slade Marine.  No one was inside the business at the time of the fire.

The fire was knocked down at approximately 8:15 a.m. on Thursday. Photo credit: Alicia Couch Payne

One canine was found deceased in the building according to Hall County Fire Services PIO Division Chief Zach Brackett.

Hall County is saying that the fire is accidental in nature but the exact cause has not been determined as of yet.

The building appears to be a complete loss.


Alicia joined the North Gwinnett Voice, as the Editor, shortly after the first publication. She is a homegrown Buford native, with the southern charm and "bless your heart" included. ...

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