Staton House Fire and Rescue Department truck overturned on Staton Road. Staton House Fire and Rescue Department said, the shoulder was soft and that is when the truck slightly went off the road and overturned.
The driver did not need any medical attention.
Officials said most of the equipment was salvaged and the truck is a total loss.
It was an older truck and the department says it has five more.
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Students at Dudley High School are getting the unique opportunity to work on the construction of two new fire stations as summer interns.
“Opportunities don't come around like this very often, especially for high school students,” Principal Rodney Wilds said.
The Greensboro Fire Department received approval for the necessary funding to rebuild fire stations 7 and 56.
Samet Corporation is the construction manager for the project.
The company has worked with Guilford County Schools on school construction projects.
Given its existing relationship with the school system, it approached Wilds with the opportunity to give students hands-on experience through the upcoming fire station projects.
WGHP-TV FOX 8
A Lake Norman home was destroyed by an early morning fire this week, fire officials said.
Troutman Fire Chief Wesley Morris said firefighters went to a home in the 100 block of Ridgecliff Drive after 12 a.m. Wednesday. He said the home was fully involved once the crews arrived and they began a defensive attack.
Iredell County Fire Marshal David Souther said he believes the fire had been burning for some time prior to the arrival of firefighters. “By the time of the fire was discovered, the rear of the home (was) already collapsing,” he said Thursday afternoon.
Morris said fire departments from West Iredell, Catawba and Monticello – along with a fire boat from Denver – assisted in fighting the blaze. He said no one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.
Orton Plantation will be conducting small controlled burns this month and in February to address Hurricane Dorian cleanup.
These burns will take place before Orton Plantation’s annual prescribed burning begins March 1.
“Prescribed fire not only benefits the longleaf pine ecosystem by controlling invasive species and encouraging new plant growth, but also mitigates the possibility of wildfire by reducing dangerous fuel loads that accumulate over the course of the year,” Orton Plantation stated in a news release.
The burns will be overseen by Orton Property Manager Dillon Epp, a state-certified controlled burner.
“Trained experts conduct the controlled burns at Orton, and are in close coordination with the North Carolina Forest Service, the North Carolina Department of Air Quality, the Brunswick and New Hanover County fire departments and 911 services,” the news release states.
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