Daily Incident Log - 7/13/2012

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07/13/2012 -


New Hanover County: Good Samaritans and firefighters rescue woman from burning home

Good Samaritans and fire crews rescued a woman from a burning home in New Hanover County. It happened in the 4918 North Pompano Court, near North McMillan at the Stone's Throw town home complex. According to David Hines with the Wilmington Fire Department, the fire started in th e kitchen. It has been ruled accidental, with damage estimates of up to $70,000.



New Clinton fire chief may be named soon

The search for the next Clinton Fire Department chief has been extensive and is nearing a close, with the next head of the department expected to be named "within the month," the mayor said. The city has been searching for new leadership in two key city departments since the beginning of this year. A fire chief is expected to be hired in the near future and a new police chief is expected to be named later this year.



Arson investigators called to fire scene in Cowpens-Clifton area

Arson investigators were called to a structure fire that burned a 2 story building in the Cowpens-Clifton area early Friday. Converse Fire Department crews got the call about 5:15 a.m. about the fire on Cowpens-Clifton Road, according t o dispatchers.


Off-duty Beaufort police officer, fire chief rescue stranded dolphin

Fridrik Tiedemann doubts his grandson will ever forget the day Papa rescued a dolphin. Tiedemann took Jackson White, 8, kayaking July 3 on Battery Creek. They spent the afternoon on a small tributary, watching crabs, fish and a dolphin play. "We lost sight of her, and the next thing my grandson says is 'Papa,' Tiedemann said. "And I heard this splash ing and flailing. 'Papa, Papa, there's the dolphin.'


Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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