Daily Incident Log - 7/3/2012
North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents
NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG
4 believed dead in crash of firefighting C-130 from Charlotte
State flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday across North Carolina, in tribute to the Charlotte-based Air National Guard members who were killed in the crash of their C-130 cargo plane Sunday night in a firefighting mission in South Dakota's Black Hills. At least two crew members were killed, according to family members, but s everal published and broadcast reports Tuesday said the death toll was four.
Fire damages mobile home in Boone
A fire Monday afternoon damaged the interior of a mobile home in Bradford Trailer Park, home to a family of eight. Melissa Santiago said she was in her kitchen making soup at about 4:35 p.m. when the fire broke out in a back bedroom of the home at 103 Beck Court. "I smelled plastic and the lights went out," she said.
Iredell County: Arson suspected in two fires
The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is investigating two structure fires that occurred Saturday night on Bristol Road as possible arson. No one was injured in the fires, which reports indicate happened just after 9 p.m. at 2806 and 2808 Bristol Road. The interiors of the houses are largely destroyed, but the structures are still standing.
STATESVILLE RECORD AND LANDMARK
Firefighters put out fire in Asheville
The Fire Department extinguished an attic fire this afternoon. Firefighters responded to the fire at 2:20 p.m. at 37 Maxwell St. All of the occupants made it out safely. No one was injured.
ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMES
SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG
Update: Simpsonville house fire called accidental
A fire that tore through a Simpsonville home on Monday started in the garage and was believed to be accidental, Clear Spring Fire Chief Greg Merritt said. Firefighters responded to 326 Karsten Creek Drive in the Sparrows Point subdivision about 8:15 a.m., arr iving to find the garage engulfed in flames.
Follow-up: Crews Tearing Down Cayce Recycling Plant Destroyed by Fire
Crews have begun tearing down any remaining structures at a recycling plant in Cayce that was destroyed by fire. Bulldozers were out Monday morning piling up the debris at the World Wide Recycling plant. The fire began around 9 a.m. Friday, quickly engulfing the structure in flames. Heavy smoke billowed out, and could be seen for miles away. The burning plastics inside the plant provided ample fuel to keep burning until Sunday morning.
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