Daily Incident Log - 6/28/2012


North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

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06/28/2012 -

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Two Fayetteville apartment building fires displace 35 people

Two separate apartment building fires that happened about 15 minutes apart Wednesday night displaced 35 people, Fayetteville firefighters said. No one was injured, Fayetteville Fire Battalion Chief Robert Brinson said in a news release. Firefighters received the first call at 5:46 p.m. Wednesday when a first floor apartment in Th e Village at Cliffdale, located at 567 Cutchen Lane, caught fire, sending flames and smoke through the third story, Brinson said.

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER

Related: Two apartment fires displace residents in Fayetteville  

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Video: Charlotte firefighters investigate suspicious fire in University area

Charlotte firefighters are investigating a suspicious fire in the University area. It broke out early Thursday morning in a vacant home on Mallard Crossing Drive. Firefighters say they found a can of gasoline near the home. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they found a stolen car at the home.

NEWS 14 CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE

Fire destroys Boone shed, equipment

A fire Wednesday morning off Little Laurel Road destroyed a metal outbuilding and burned dangerously close to a home. Boone Fire Department was called to 698 Little Laurel Road at about 7:35 a.m. and found the large shed engulfed in flames. Quick action prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby home and woods, but the blaze appeared to have destroyed tractors, lawn mowers and heavy equipment inside the shed.

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT

Kannapolis Fire Department helps stop gas leak

Around 11:30 a.m. June 27, the Kannapolis Fire Department alerted media about a gas leak in Kannapolis that closed Mooresville Road, between Charlie Walker Road and Bethpage Road. Fewer than 10 homes were evacuated after residents reported smelling natural gass in the area, said Tracy Winecoff, division chief of the Kannapolis Fire Department. Construction crews had struck a 4-inch natural gas line and caused the leak.

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Follow Up: Campfire May Be To Blame For Island Fire On Lake Keowee

The Seneca Fire Chief said crews worked until early Wednesday morning to put out a fire on an island on Lake Keowee. The fire was reported about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators are not sure what started the flames on the island. Seneca Fire Chief J. Oliver said it may have been a camp fire that wasn't properly extinguished, fireworks or a cigarette. 15 mph Winds then fanned the embers like a blow torch.

WSPA-TV CBS 7

Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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