UPDATE: Arrest Made In Overnight Apartment Fire

UPDATE - Demorest - 22-year-old Logan Joel Michael has been arrested and charged with first-degree arson in response to the late-night apartment fire.

The fire occurred at the residence of 2299 Double Bridge Rd. in Demorest Tuesday night.

Habersham County 911 dispatched emergency personnel to the scene at approximately 11:37 p.m. 

Emergency Services Director Chad Black says the following were dispatched to the scene: Habersham County Emergency Services Engines 13 & 14, Battalion 1, Captain 1 and Medic 121, Demorest Fire Engines 5 and Ladder 5, Lee Arrendale Station 24.

When personnel arrived, they found a “small fire in the attic of a two-story apartment,” according to.

Personnel was able to locate and extinguish the fire, which is being ruled suspicious.

The State Fire Marshall’s Office has been called in to assist.