Cramerton, fire department settle lawsuit
The legal fight between a local town and its volunteer fire department has ended with a settlement agreement. Cramerton dismissed its lawsuit against Cramerton Volunteer Fire Department and the fire department dropped its countersuit, according to voluntary dismissal papers filed by both parties. Problems between the town and CVFD started last summer and stemmed from a contract disagreement.
(THE GASTON GAZETTE)
Wrightsville board still undecided about new firetruck purchase
A new firetruck for the Wrightsville Beach fire department is stuck in the middle of a debate between safety and money. To avoid added debt, the board of aldermen voted against borrowing to buy a truck next fiscal year and instead opted to save up and buy one in 2016-17. The pumper truck it would replace is 25 years old and lacking safety updates.
(WILMINGTON MORNING STAR)
Crumpler home destroyed by blaze
An unoccupied home on Flat Rock Road in the Crumpler community was destroyed by flames late Wednesday night. "We got here at about 10 o'clock last night and were here until about 3 (a.m.)," said an unidentified New River Fire Department volunteer at the scene Thursday morning. Firefighters from New River were called back to the home mid-morning Thursday when hot embers re ignited.
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Hawaiian show gets OK from fire officials, performance set to kick off next week in Surfside Beach
The Grand Strand's newest live theater is ready to kick off its first production next week. "Aloha Y'all," the debut show for the Grand Theatre in Surfside Beach, has received the needed OK from town fire officials and is ready to raise the curtain June 15. Surfside Beach Fir e Chief Robert Packard wanted to see the performers in action, especially the fire knife performer, before signing off on it.
Ribbon cutting held for fire substation by Fairfield Co. Council and Dutchman's Creek Fire Station
Members of Fairfield County Council and of Dutchman's Creek Fire Station gathered Sunday for a ribbon cutting on a new fire substation on River Road. Located three miles from their main station on Dutchman's Creek, the facility will house a fire truck pumper with 2,500 gallon capacity.