Daily Incident Log - 8/14/2012


North Carolina and South Carolina Fire Incidents

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08/14/2012 -

NORTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

New Mebane fire station to cut down on response times

The city of Mebane is moving forward with long awaited plans for a new fire station. Continued growth in the city has raised concern over the response time to emergency calls. "The growth has been significant. Ninety-five percent of the growth has occurred on the south side of the city," said Bob Lo uis, the fire chief for the Mebane Fire Department.

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Commissioners tour firefighter training facility in Alleghany

Firefighters and commissioners from Ashe County enjoyed a tour of Alleghany County's fire training center last Wednesday evening. The purpose of the tour was to gather information about the benefits and potential pitfalls of a fire training center. Alleghany County Manager Don Adams opened this tour b y expressing the importance of having a fire training center. In reference to the administrative work that went into the site, Adams said, "It took a while to plan and agree on."

JEFFERSON POST

New Kinston fire stations dedicated with Masonic rites

Monday's dedication ceremony for the city of Kinston's newest fire station at Hill Farm Road included city officials, members of the design and construction team — and special guests, members of the Eighth Masonic District. At least 16 members of Masonic lodges in Lenoir and Greene counties, dressed in black suits, white gloves and ceremonial aprons, conducted a ceremony to bless the cornerstone of Fire Station No. 3.

KINSTON FREE PRESS

Follow-up: Mechanical malfunction caused a Albemarle fire that damaged apartment

The Albemarle Fire and Police Departments responded to a fire minutes after noon, Thursday, at Creekridge Apartments off N.C. 24/27 in Albemarle. A city utilities employee was in the area and saw smoke from apartment 23B, at 100 Creek Ridge Circle. He placed the call at 12:11 p.m., and units arrived two minutes later. The fire was dee med to be under control after 14 minutes, according to Albemarle Fire Marshal Brian Taylor.

STANLY NEWS AND PRESS

SOUTH CAROLINA INCIDENT LOG

Awendaw home under renovation catches fire

A home under renovation in Awendaw is badly damaged after a fire early Tuesday morning. It started just around 1 a.m. on Beehive Rd., near the intersection of Highway 17. Chief Arthur Sattler, with the Awendaw Fire Department, says when crews arrived, flames were shooting through the roof of the home.

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Dillon County fatal fire remains under investigation

The death of a woman whose body was found after fire ripped through a mobile home on Mark Road in Dillon County remains under investigation. The woman has not yet been identified, Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley said. "I haven't fully got her identified," Grimsley said. "We're working on it now."

SCNOW.COM

Road reopened following North Charleston car, building fire

The North Charleston Fire Department has reopened Ashley Phosphate Road in the area of Peppermill Parkway following a car and building fire earlier Monday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to a fire which started around 12:45 p.m. in the area of 3381 Ashley Phosphate Road.

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