Daily Incident Log - 5/25/2012

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05/25/2012 -


Belmont: Firefighters fight one trailer fire, only to find a second one

Fire crews raced to the scene of a reported trailer fire, only so see the glow of a second mobile home fire just over the hill. Neighbors in a small trailer park on Andrew Circle poured out of their homes around 3am Friday, when the sounds of sirens filled the morning air. Flames were ripping through a trailer very close to their homes.



Family Member Dies In Washington House Fire

One person is dead after an early morning house fire on Wedgewood Dr. in the town of Washington, in Beaufort County. Emergency crews responded to the 911 call around 4:30 a.m. Friday, according to emergency manager John Pack. Officials said Jeff Warren died in that fire; he lived there alone. No one else was injured.


Charlotte: Emergency responders ready for Speed Street crowds

There's a lot do at Food Lion Speed Street, and on Thursday, a big crowd filled the streets of uptown Charlotte. "Eating, having fun, taking a look at all the race cars," one fan told WBTV that's how she spent her day. But one a warm day like Thursday, the sun can take a toll unless you're prepared. "They need to make sure that they were light clothing, loose cloth ing," said MEDIC supervisor David Brown. "And that they hydrate well in advance, start hydrating now, really."


Four injured in grill explosion at Fayetteville stadium

Four people were injured Thursday morning when a gas grill exploded at J.P. Riddle Stadium in Fayetteville, authorities said. Authorities said employees were unaware there was a leak in a propane line inside the stadium. When they tried to light a commercial-size grill at about 9:50 a.m., it ignited the gas fumes.


Fire damages pool clubhouse in Mooresville

The pool clubhouse at a Mooresville-area development was heavily damaged by fire Wednesday afternoon. Iredell County Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Garland Cloer said two children spotted smoke coming from the clubhouse on Grand Bay Drive just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and notified a parent.



Officials investigate blaze in Cainhoy

Officials are trying to determine what caused a fire at a home in Cainhoy Thursday morning. Firefighters arrived at the home on Monica Court, off of Clements Ferry Road, around 4 a.m. to find smoke coming from the kitchen. No one was home at the time of the fire, however, the homeowner said her burglar alarm sounded just prior to the fire. She also said emergency crews told her that when they arrived on scene, the garage door to her home was open.


Police: Man wanted for arson in Greenville arrested in North Carolina

A man accused of arson in Greenville was arrested in North Carolina, according to the Henderson County Sheriff's Office. On Wednesday, officers from Henderson County. Sheriff's Office attempted to serve a warrant on 45-year-old Warren Ross Newell. Officers said they had knowled ge that Newell was wanted on a fugitive warrant from Greenville on arson charges.


Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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