Daily Incident Log - 8/3/2012


North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

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08/03/2012 -

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Fire Extinguished At ReCommunity Recycling In Greensboro

Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a recycling facility in Greensboro. All roads are open, but Police had closed several roads near the scene. Karl Robe with ReCommunty Recycling released this statement about the fire: 8 a.m. today a city truck hauling recyclables delivered a load with a fire contained in the material to ReCommunity Recycling.

WFMY-TV CBS 2 GREENSBORO

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Hendersonville volunteer firefighter Mike Edney honored for 40 years of service

More than 40 years ago, 16-year-old Mike Edney was pulled out of bed early in the morning to help his father fight a major fire in Hendersonville. "That's what started it," Edney said about his four decades of work as a volunteer firefighter. "I knew that was what I wanted to do. I was hooked from then on."

HENDERSONVILLE TIMES NEWS-BLUERIDGENOW.COM

Empie Park Fire Station back in service

The city will hold an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly re-opened Empie Park Fire Station on Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fire department personnel began moving into the station on July 31, even while finishing touches were being completed inside and outside the facility. The station became active as soon as staff moved in.

WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA

Fire nearly destroys Weddington mansion

The Union County fire marshal is investigating a fire that nearly destroyed a home Thursday in Weddington. Firefighters from numerous departments had to help put out the fire on Ennis Road.

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

Wilmington firefighters collect school supplies for kids in need

For the second year in a row, firefighters in the port city are joining forces to collect school supplies. One station made it their goal to fill an entire fire truck with everything from notebooks, to pens, to books.

NEWS 14 CAROLINA - TRIAD

 

SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Charleston: Investigators trying to find source of elementary school fire

The first response by firefighters to Oakland Elementary School in Charleston turned out to be a false alarm. The second response hours later was a much different story. Units from the St. Andrews Fire Department and City of Charleston Fire Department responded to the school on Arlington Avenue for a second time around 2 a.m. Friday. Officials say this time they spotted smoke coming from the building.

WCIV-TV ABC 4

Firefighters rescue cat from downtown Charleston house fire

Firefighters rescued a cat from a house fire on Race Street Thursday evening. Charleston Fire Department crews responded to a home in the 400 block of Race Street saw smoke and flames coming from the home. Spokesman Mark Ruppel said the fire started in a room on the second floor, and flames spread into the attic and walls of the home.

WCSC-TV CHARLESTON LIVE 5 NEWS

 

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