Firefighters: Raleigh apartment blaze was set
A fire that damaged one unit in a six-apartment building at 429 Montague Lane early Wednesday was set, fire investigators said.
They said the case had been turned over to police and declined to disclose any details about how the fire was set or how they made that determination.
Firefighters responded to a 911 call at 2:16 a.m., and the first ones to arrive saw smoke and flames in a window on the second floor of the two-story building, officials said.
No one was hurt in the fire.
North Raleigh News
Investigators seek leads in arson of Winston-Salem apartment
The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating an apartment fire as a case of arson.
Officers responded to 1812 Salem Crest Lane at 12:27 a.m. Wednesday to assist the Winston-Salem Fire Department with an apartment fire.
The fire was contained to a single apartment and no one was home at the time.
An investigation revealed that the apartment had damage indicating forced entry and that the fire had been intentionally set.
WGHP-TV FOX 8
Follow-up: Firefighters return to Raleigh home after fire rekindles
No injuries were reported Monday evening when fire broke out at a home on Electra Drive in Raleigh, authorities said.
Firefighters were called to the home at about 5 p.m. after a neighbor saw smoke and called 911. The homeowner was not home at the time.
Firefighters struggled to put the fire out because of clutter in the home, officials said. Early Tuesday, crews were back at the home when the fire rekindled.
No information about the cause of the fire has been released.
Moore County Firefighters to Collect for Toys for Tots
Moore County Firefighters will once again partner with the United States Marine Corps Reserve in collecting toys in the annual “Toys-for-Tots” drive. Now in its’ 68th year, the program was started in Los Angeles, when a handful of Marine reservists distributed 5,000 toys to needy children on Christmas Eve in 1947.
Since its inception, over 230 million needy children throughout the United States have benefited from the donation of over 494 million toys. Toys-for-Tots is a program that brings all elements of a community together for a common cause for a few weeks each year, dedicated to helping in the development of our children.