Daily Incident Log - 6/13/2012

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06/13/2012 -


Arson officials investigate suspicious Charlotte fires

No injuries were reported Wednesday morning in a two-alarm fire that damaged three buildings on Nations Ford Road near Interstate 77 in southwest Charlotte. The nature of the fire -- actually, fires, because the blazes appeared to be separate -- has attracted the interest of the arson squad. The first report of the blaz es came shortly before 4:45 a.m. from the 7600 block of Nations Ford Road, between I-77 and Echodale Drive.


Raleigh Fire Department reflects and celebrates after 100 years of service

In the Raleigh Fire Department Centennial Celebration parade on Saturday, retired Capt. Clyde Carter, 84, will ride the firetruck he drove when he joined the fire department in 1950. "I thank the Lord that I'm able to see (the 100th anniversary)," said Carter, who is the last surviving member of his crew. He retired in 1983.


Boy jumps from burning Charlotte building

A teenage boy jumped from a burning apartment this afternoon. According to residents, two boys were inside when the water heater caught fire. While smoke filled the downstairs, one boy jumped from the second story. The other stuck his head out the window upstairs until firefighters ventilated the building.



City of Charleston: Intense new program trains local firefighters in survival

Local firefighters will begin a new training program today. The City of Charleston Fire Department announced today the South Carolina Firefighter Survival School in honor the 5th anniversary of the Sofa Super Store Fire. The program will initially involve City of Charleston members, but will q uickly expand to the Tri-county and statewide level.


West Florence firefighters extinguish restaurant fire

West Florence firefighters were able to quickly control a roof fire at the Ruby Tuesday's on West Lucas Street at the Interstate 95 interchange. Firefighters were summoned about 8:45 a.m. to the restaurant.


Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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