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Two Airlifted After Head-On Crash on Hwy 49

Two Airlifted After Head-On Crash on Hwy 49

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Photo Courtesy - Westside Fire & Rescue (via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. – Two people were airlifted after a on NC 49, near Oak Hollow Drive, early Saturday morning. At 6:53 a.m. West-Side Fire & Rescue along with Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County EMS were dispatched to NC 49, near Oak Hollow Drive for a two-vehicle accident. First responders arrived to find a two-vehicle accident with multiple patients, including one patient who was pinned-in a vehicle. The North Carolina Highway was notified and responded to investigate the crash. According to a press release, Tracy Bryant Hill, 35, of Asheboro N.C., was traveling northeast in a 2015 Toyota passenger car when she crossed the center line and collided with a 2018 Jeep SUV head-on. Photo Courtesy - Westside Fire &...
Emergency Crews Rescue Driver Stranded in Flood Water

Emergency Crews Rescue Driver Stranded in Flood Water

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Stock Image (ungvar / Adobe Stock) FARMER N.C. – In the early morning hours emergency crews were called to rescue a driver who had become stranded in three feet of water off Old NC Hwy 49. Just after 3 a.m. Randolph County 911 dispatched Farmer Fire Department and Ash-Rand Rescue to the intersection of Moore Rd and Old NC Hwy 49 for a report of a vehicle trapped in three feet of water. Dispatch advised a short time later that the call was plotting closer to the intersection of Moore Rd and Golden Meadow Rd. The first unit from Farmer Fire Department arrived on scene at around 3:16 a.m. and an Ash-Rand Rescue unit was departing its base with a boat at around the same time. At 3:20 a.m. first responders on scene advised that Ash-Rand Rescue could cancel as the driver was out ...
‘Failure to Yield’ Cited as Cause of Vehicle Crash into Una Mas

‘Failure to Yield’ Cited as Cause of Vehicle Crash into Una Mas

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[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Police say a driver failing to yield was the cause of a vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon when a pick-up crashed into the side of Una Mas restaurant in Asheboro. On April 25th, 2023, at around 6pm, Asheboro Fire/Rescue, Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County EMS were called to ¡UNA MAS! Modern Taqueria-Margaritas at 1337 E Dixie Dr in Asheboro for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into the restaurant. Crews arrived to find a pickup-truck that had crashed into the rear of the building next to the Hwy 42 entrance into the Crossroads Plaza shopping center. An accident report from the Asheboro Police Department indicates that 76-year-old Betty Maness of Asheboro was driving a dark grey in color Dodge pickup and was attempti...
Driver Taken to Hospital After Crashing into Side of Verizon Store

Driver Taken to Hospital After Crashing into Side of Verizon Store

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[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - The driver of a grey SUV was taken to the hospital this evening after crashing into the side of the Verizon store in Asheboro. Just before 7pm on April 10th, 2023, Randolph County 911 dispatched emergency crews to 1304 E Dixie Dr, in Asheboro, for a report of a vehicle crash. Callers reported a vehicle had gone down an embankment and crashed into the side of the Verizon store on E Dixie Dr. Asheboro Fire and Police, Westside Fire, Eastside Fire, Franklinville Fire, Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County EMS all responded to the scene. Rescue crews had to secure the vehicle in place before they were able to extricate the driver, who was transported to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Witnesses on scene said the driver wa...
Fallen Hero: Battalion Chief Chris Hoover

Fallen Hero: Battalion Chief Chris Hoover

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its own today. Chris Hoover was with the department for 24 years rising to the rank of Battalion Chief while also a member of the Tabernacle Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years, and Ash-Rand Rescue. Hoover sadly lost his battle with COVID-19 on January 8th 2022. On Sunday firefighters with Asheboro made the trip up to UNC Medical Center to bring back his casket. Along the route back fellow firefighters across the state came out to show their respect for our fallen hero. The Asheboro Fire Department issued the following press release today. Battalion Chief Chris Hoover with Asheboro Fire Department lost his hard-fought battle with Covid-19 on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at UNC Medical i...
Rescuing A Rescue – Emergency Crews Help Free Horse Stuck In Pond

Rescuing A Rescue – Emergency Crews Help Free Horse Stuck In Pond

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ASHEBORO NC — It was quite the weekend for a local family after fire and rescue crews were called to help free a horse from a muddy pond. Aaliyah Ratcliffe had went to a family friend’s to purchase another horse and ended up also getting 7 yeay-old Rose as a rescue. “We are taking her on as pair.” said Ratcliffe, “I’m helping with the journey of getting her back to health.” Rose had only been in her new pasture for 30 minutes, “She was put in a small paddock that had a pond on one end” said Ratcliffe, “she tried to cross the grassy area of it, and I believe she didn’t think it was mush underneath.” Ratcliffe said the horse had only been stuck a few minutes before they noticed and started calling for help. “We first called a lot of our neighbors”, Ratcliffe ...