Daily Incident Log - 7/18/2012


North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

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07/18/2012 -

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Family of 8 displaced after fire destroys Mount Airy home

Four adults and four children will have to pick up the pieces of their lives after losing everything in an accidental Tuesday afternoon fire. Firefighters rushed to the family's home in the Woodcreek development in the Holly Springs community after it caught fire in an upstairs bedroom on Tuesday afternoon.

WXII-TV NBC 12 PIEDMONT

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Lincolnton firefighter may be paralyzed after dive in lake

Doctors say a Lincolnton firefighter will never walk again after diving into shallow waters of Lake Norman Saturday. The firefighter, Adam Dancoff, 21, was out on the lake with his family and friends when he dove off of the boat into shallow water. Friends say when he surfaced he said he couldn't feel his legs. Dancoff was airlifted to CMC Main where doctors per formed surgery on his neck.

WSOC-TV ABC 9 CHARLOTTE

New chief takes reins in High Point

Rick McIntyre found out last week that getting to meet the 200 firefighters who work for him is no easy task. In between a plethora of meetings and other activities, High Point's new fire chief made the rounds to the city's 14 stations, carefully timing his visits to account for the three shifts firefighters work.

HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE

New fire station in Supply

It's been a long time coming, but a new Supply Volunteer Fire Department firehouse is finally under construction. The fire station at 47 Southport Supply Road in Supply is undergoing a serious facelift. According to fire chief Bill Bailey, the firehouse was built in 1975 and had a few issues.

THE BRUNSWICK BEA CON

Gaston man wearing pajamas rescues animals from barn fire

On the outskirts of Dallas at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nicole and Donnie Nichols awoke to the sound of their Great Pyrenees barking frantically. Their barn, which housed 30 piglets, four mother pigs, 30 chickens, a kennel of puppies and two dogs, was engulfed in flames. Donnie Nichols rushed outside in his pajamas toward the flames, ripping down the gates so the animals could escape.

THE GASTON GAZETTE

SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

York County considers new fire training center

The York County Council is considering shifting millions of dollars programmed for building new fire substations in western York County toward erecting a new fire training center instead. Three of the four council members present at a meeting Monday in York gave a preliminary nod to keep the plan on the table. The approval is the first of three needed to make the change, which also requires a public hearing.

ENQUIRER HERALD

Anderson County Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Girlfriend, Starting Fire

A man pled guilty to killing his girlfriend and setting their trailer on fire last year. Tenth Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams announced that Mitchell Allan Guigou pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and third-degree arson. Judge Lawson McIntosh sentenced Guigou to 25 years in prison as a result of the plea.

WSPA-TV CBS 7

Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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