UPDATED: Structure fire at the Budget Inn in Sycamore

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UPDATE: Ashburn, Turner County & Sycamore first responders were called out early Friday morning to a structure fire at the Budget Inn in Sycamore located off Exit 80 in Turner County on Ruby Ridge Road. The 26 unit motel primarily used for lengthy stays by the month was totally involved when firefighters arrived and according to Chief Mark Robinson was completely destroyed. Chief Robinson said a cause has not yet been determined but he has called in an arson investigator to determine the actual cause. There were approximately 15 occupants at the facility and all were evacuated safely.

 

SYCAMORE, Ga. — Ashburn,  Turner County & Sycamore first responders were called out early Friday morning to a structure fire at the Budget Inn in Sycamore located off Exit 80 in Turner County.

Several rooms in the facility were either heavily damaged or destroyed.  South Georgia Television was told by bystanders that all the registered guests were evacuated from the facility.

This is a breaking story and will be updated as soon as more details are made available.