Daily Incident Log - 6/29/2012

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06/29/2012 -


Fourth apartment fire reported within 24 hours displaces Fayetteville residents

Emergency personnel responded Thursday afternoon to an apartment fire in that displaced five people. It was the fourth such fire within a 24-hour period in Fayetteville. Fayetteville and Cumberland Road firefighters were called at 1:22 p.m. to 806 Miller Ave., according to a news release from Fayetteville fire Battalion Chief Richard Whiteside.


Related: Fire officials say blaze at Village at Cliffdale Apartments was arson  


Crews work to control grass fire in Surry County

Firefighters are working to control a grass fire in the Low Gap community. Five acres are still burning near Old Low Gap Road and Bianca Lane. Officials said the fire is 80-90% contained. There are no reported injuries or damage to homes and other structures.



Fire breaks out at Cayce recycling business

A fire has ignited a building filled with plastic at Global Recycling in Cayce. A large plume of black smoke could be seen early Friday morning over the Columbia area, originating at the property at 2350 Foreman St. Cayce, West Columbia and Lexington County fire districts sent crews to the scene. Officials have evacuated Foreman Stre et up to Frink Street. The large commercial building was filled with plastic, contributing to the dense black smoke.


Myrtle Beach police investigate five fires, juveniles suspected of arson

Myrtle Beach police took two juveniles into custody for a while Thursday night, after fire crews were called to five separate fires that caused more than $8,000 in damages, according to authorities. The first blaze was reported at 5:30 p.m. and police continued to get calls on them until 7:40 p.m. Thursday at homes along Cherokee Street, Winchester Court and Monticello Drive, police said.


South Lynches fire district on track for year, reviews contract updates

The South Lynches Fire Department met for their quarterly commissioners' meeting Thursday to review the department's fiscal progression for the year and a review of changes in the department's contract with the district. John Baker, administrator and deputy fire chief, said in his financial report that at the moment to depart ment is ahead of forecasts for this time period but are very slightly behind for the year ahead.


Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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