Daily Incident Log - 8/6/2012


North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

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08/06/2012 -

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

High Point man rescued in flash flood

Emergency personnel staged a dramatic rescue early Friday evening in front of High Point Regional Hospital. They pulled a man from his flooded car and after briefly checking on him on higher ground, they carried him straight into the emergency room. At approximately 6:45 p.m., what appeared to be a Chrysler Seb ring convertible became nearly submerged in high flood waters on N. Elm Street, between Westwood and W. Ray avenues. Members of the High Point fire and police departments and Emergency Medical Services soon responded and began rescue.

HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE

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Greensboro: Firefighters Rally To Help Former Firefighter

Firefighters came together Saturday, to rally around one of their own who's battling a rare form of blood cancer. People came out to the Fire Station No. 7 in Greensboro to support Larry "Butch" Cummings. Cummings was diagnosed with the cancer two years ago, and he continues to fight.

WFMY-TV CBS 2 GREENSBORO

Firebomb ignites Hickory apartment

Hickory police are working to find the person who threw a flaming plastic bottle through the window of a vacant apartment at 709 F Avenue, SE, on Thursday morning. Someone sent a Molotov cocktail through the window at about 5:45 a.m., according to the police report. The bomb hit the floor and started to burn. The damage was minimal, thanks to an ongoing program that has pa id for and installed almost 400 fire alarms in Hickory homes this year.

HICKORY DAILY RECORD

Kannapolis Fire Department gets second grant

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the Kannapolis Fire Department (KFD) a federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The grant will allow the department to buy a state-of-the-art fire safety trailer to use for training and education in fire safety and prevention. The department's existing trailer has been out of service for some time due to age and damage.

SALISBURY POST

Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood fire leaves damages estimating $100,000

Fire officials say a fire at a vacant house in Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood Saturday night was set intentionally. Firefighters say it started just before 8:00 p.m. on Clemson Avenue. Flames engulfed the home as heavy smoke poured from the roof.

NEWS 14 CAROLINA - SANDHILLS

Mebane Fire Chief completes 12th year

As Mebane's fire chief, Bob Louis oversees 38 members of the Mebane Fire Department, 38 firefighters with over 360 years of service. This week, on August 4, Louis celebrates his 12th anniversary and heads into his 13th year as Mebane's fire chief. He says the biggest thing that has happened in all these years is "growth".

ACO NEWS - MEBANE ENTERPRISE

 

SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Former Restaurant In Anderson Destroyed By Fire Ruled Arson

Anderson County Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed the former restaurant called Nooks. Around 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning the Anderson County Fire Department responded to 3823 Hwy 81 North for a structure fire. Shortly after arriving on scene, flames were shooting through the roof. Firefighters knocked out the fire within ten minutes of arriving.

WSPA-TV CBS 7

Woodruff firefighter suspended after alleged night of partying in city vehicle

Troopers said a volunteer Woodruff firefighter was charged with driving under the influence and child endangerment following a routine traffic stop in Spartanburg County Sunday. According to Highway Patrol, he was driving a city fire department vehicle at the time of the incident. Jonathan "Rhett" Outz, 22, was stoppe d by a Highway Patrol officer at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Authorities said a 16-year-old was in the car with him.

WHNS-TV FOX 21

North Charleston fire crews battle flames at a building on Rivers Avenue

The North Charleston Fire Department is working a structure fire at the 4800 block of River Avenue next to the Value Place Sunday afternoon. Fire officials say Rivers Avenue has reopened to traffic. Crews will remain on scene for a while to ensure the fire is completely out.

WCSC-TV CHARLESTON LIVE 5 NEWS

 

Courtesy of Daily Dispatch.
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