Arrest made after fire at Gardens of Camp Creek Apartments in South Fulton

The City of South Fulton Fire Rescue Fire Investigations Unit announced the arrest of an adult charged with two counts of arson in the first degree in connection with two fires that were intentionally set at the Gardens of Camp Creek Apartments on different occasions.

The arrest was made after the most recent fire as a result of information received by investigators on the scene of the fire. The suspect was transported to Fulton County Jail. No other information has been released.


An overnight fire is under investigation in South Fulton. DeKalb County Fire Rescue says they received the call about the fire at 2:15 a.m. 

According to the fire department, 10 units were badly damaged and 14 men, women and children were displaced.

The Red Cross says they are helping two families, totaling 12 people, after the fire. 

The cause of the fire is unknown at this point and arson has not been ruled out. Investigators are currently talking to a person of interest. 

A resident of the apartment complex told FOX 5 Atlanta about how they were awaken by the fire and how they were able to escape. 

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