Update: Investigators deem cause of Double Springs Road fire was electrical

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Update

Walton County Assistant Fire Chief said in the final analysis, the fire on Double Springs Road over the weekend has been deemed to be the result of an electrical problem.

“There was a wire going to the swimming pool that was attached to the deck that we weren’t aware of,” League said. “The insurance company Investigator found the wire and determined it was the cause of the fire and not the grill as theorized.”

Update

Walton County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Craig League said that although the Double Springs Road fire is officially listed as an undetermined cause, investigators theorize that the fire started as a result of embers falling from a grill onto a deck attached to the home.

Initial Story

Officials with Walton County Fire Rescue report that crews are battling a working house fire at 4080 Double Springs Road in Walton County. City of Monroe and City of Loganville Fire Department personnel are assisting with the fire.

“All of the occupants were able to exit the home safely. Double Springs Road is closed in the vicinity of Stock Road,” Assistant Fire Chief Craig League said.

House fire on Double Spring Road on Sept. 27, 2019. Photo Credit: Walton County Fire Rescue

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