Daily Incident Log - 6/14/2012

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06/14/2012 -


As 7,000 turkeys die, cause of La Grange poultry barn fire remains undetermined

Close to 7,000 turkeys burned to death early Wednesday morning in a massive poultry barn fire in La Grange whose mysterious beginnings and thick white streams of smoke continues to be the talk of the town. Bright lights shined and fire alarms echoed for miles outside La Grange around 5:30 a.m., when a 911 call came from Butterbal l's Hill Top Farm on Brothers Road about a blaze that had erupted in one of the turkey ranch's two poultry barns, neighbors said.



Police Say Durham Firefighter Was Green Goblin Robber

A Durham firefighter faces 43 charges after police caught him during a robbery at a Dollar Tree store Tuesday night. He was wearing a Green Goblin type mask. Damon Antonio Quick, 35, a firefighter since 2003, has been placed in the Durham County jail under a $9 million bail. He is also a suspect in the theft of about $1,200 from individual firefighters, officials said at a news conference Wednesday m orning.


City of Hickory Fire Department recognized for two prestigious awards

The City of Hickory Fire Department was recognized for two prestigius awards, the "Pro Patria Award" and the "Freedom Award". "We are proud of these awards and are especially proud of the men and women who protect our freedom," said Hickory Fire Chief Tom Alexander.


Sheriff: Suspect In Pelham House Fire & Murder Found Dead

The Sheriff's Office was called on Tuesday for a structure fire on Jennings Blackwell Rd. in Pelham, NC. According to authorities, when they arrived the home was completely engulfed by the flames. When the smoke cleared, they found Vestor Joe Moore inside. The EMS said Moore had multiple gunshot wounds.



Officials: Lightning may have started Daniel Island house fire

Severe weather may have caused a fire at a home on Daniel Island Wednesday evening. Charleston City Fire Department says they responded to a fire at a home on Blakeway Street on Daniel Island that may have been started by a lightning strike. When firefighters arrived on the scene they could see smoke and small flam es, firefighters say.


Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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