Daily Incident Log - 8/10/2012
North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents
NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG
One dead in Wilmington house fire
The death of a man found inside a burning Wilmington home Thursday is under investigation, according to officials. "I knew when they brought the gurney back out empty it wasn't going to be good," neighbor Bill White said as he stood on his porch two doors away from 120 Cavalier Drive. Firefighters we re called out to the single-family home off Eastwood Road just before noon.
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR
Related: Fatal house fire in Wilmington is deemed suspicious
Fire destroys 19th century farm house in Sampson County
Firefighters from nine departments spent eight hours Wednesday battling a fire that destroyed a two-story Sampson County farm house that dated back to the late 1800s. The house at 937 Maxwell Road belonged to Michael L. and Patricia Bryant, according to county tax records. The Bryants were remodeling the house, which they bought in 2002, said Assistant Fire Marshal Prentice Ma dgar.
North Raleigh man arrested after home explosion
A North Raleigh man has been arrested and charged with maintaining dwelling controlled substance after a home explosion on Thursday night. Bond for Ralph Bradsher was set at $25,000 secured. Investigators say they responded to an explosion call on Pidgeon Hill Road at approximately 8:52 p.m. "We had an upstairs fire, " said fire captain Rob Mitche ll. "There was evidence of an explosion upstairs. The fire was knocked down and we pulled our people out."
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Firefighters gather in Raleigh for South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo
Firefighters and fire chiefs from across North Carolina are in Raleigh for the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo at the Raleigh convention center. The State Fireman's Association sponsors the expo; which provides training, new ideas, and even a fallen firefighters memorial service. Organizers say the expo is more important n ow than ever.
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SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG
Powerful Storms Down Trees, Cause Flooding In Greenville County
Showers and thunderstorms are tore through the Carolinas Thursday. Some storms produced gusty winds and hail and leaving plenty of damage in their paths. A Flash Flood Watch was issued for central Greenville County. The Reedy River was at 8.5 feet in downtown. Flood stage is 9 feet.
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Follow-up: North Charleston blaze began on front porch
Investigators are searching for clues as to what caused an early morning fire at a home located at the corner of Rock Street and Ashley Phosphate. Fire department spokeswoman Bianca Sancic said fire crews responded to the scene just before 3:30 a.m. First arriving units reported smoke and flames showing from the two-story wood frame reside nce at 7408 Rock Street.
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