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Dry conditions fuel brush fire
Blaze chars backyard gazebo
Forsyth Co. Fire Lt. Zach Buice tends to a fire Friday on Timber Lake Drive. - photo by Autumn McBride

Dry conditions may have contributed to a blaze that destroyed a gazebo Friday afternoon, officials said.

Firefighters were called about 2:15 p.m. to the fire at 845 Timber Lake Drive, east of Cumming

Forsyth County Fire Capt. Jason Shivers said no major injuries were reported, though the property owner was given oxygen because of fatigue and heat exposure.

Shivers said the man, whose name he did not know, was apparently burning a brush pile when the flames spread.

"It got away from him quickly and reached the gazebo," said Shivers, adding that flames also damaged the man’s fence.

No damage was caused to the neighboring property.