Daily Incident Log - 7/26/2012


North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

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07/26/2012 -

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Craven County Fire Department Needs Volunteers As Firefighters Age

The Township 6 volunteer fire department in Craven County is in desperate need for more volunteers. Some of the most dedicated volunteers on the force have been there for nearly 40 years. Ralph Roeland has been with the Township 6 Fire Department since 1971, the year of its ince ption. Now at 79 he's still at every call he can respond to, but says he would like to see some new blood.

WITN-TV NBC 7 GREENVILLE

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Woman escapes fire in North Wilkesboro

A woman sleeping in a second floor apartment on Fourth Street in North Wilkesboro escaped injury this morning when the structure caught on fire. Megan Brooks was asleep in one of three bedrooms in the apartment when she was awakened by her mother, Patricia Brooks, at 10:15. The two were then able to escape the burning apartment.

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department dedicates new station to community

A fire department celebrated renovations by dedicating its station back to the community it serves. The Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department hosted an open house for its improved fire station Sunday. Community members and county officials attended the celebration. Visitors toured the new station equipped with a new parking lot, administrative and storage rooms.

SHELBY STAR

Guil-Rand Fire Department hosts fire safety camp for children

Some kids in the Tar Heel state are learning what it takes to be a firefighter. The Guil-Rand Fire Department is hosting its annual fire camp this week, which is also designed to teach them fire safety. Firefighters are teaching campers about not playing with anything that might cause a fire and what to do if their clothes catch o n fire. Campers will also take part in an obstacle course to teach them the physical demands of being a firefighter.

NEWS 14 CAROLINA - TRIANGLE

SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

River Falls Fire Department seeks new home

River Falls Fire Department Chief David Embry said Wednesday he is hopeful that he can find a new headquarters for the department after its former building was condemned. In the meantime, he is concerned that his 23 volunteer firefighters don't have a central place to s tore equipment and several firetrucks in the fire district in northern Greenville County.

GREENVILLE ONLINE

St. Johns firefighters receiving award after performing CPR on puppy

Pet Helpers will be honoring the St. Johns Fire Department today for their life-saving efforts of a family pet. The St. Johns Fire Department performed CPR on a puppy using a special mask after responding to a house fire on July 11. Pet Helpers will present an Award of Appreciation to the firefighters today, July 26, at 2 p.m. at the Pet Helpers Adoption Center.

WCSC-TV CHARLESTON LIVE 5 NEWS

Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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