SNELLVILLE, Ga. -- Two men were displaced by house fires within a dozen miles of each other early Tuesday morning in Gwinnett County. One man was hurt.
Firefighters received the first call shortly before 3:30 a.m. from a two-story home on Valley Brook Road, near Bethany Church Road in Snellville.
According to Gwinnett Fire speokesman Eric Eberly, the homeowner said he woke up to flames coming from the kitchen. He suffered moderate burns and was taken to Eastside Medical Center for treatment. He said that his wife and kids were safely out of town. Firefighters rescued the family pets, two dogs and two puppies, from the burning home.