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AFRD Responds to House Fires Sunday and Monday

AFRD Responds to House Fires Sunday and Monday

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Fire Rescue Department responded to two house fires, one on Sunday and another Monday. On Sunday December 17th, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. Asheboro Fire and Rescue Department (AFRD) was dispatched to a structure fire at 430 Glovinia St. AFRD via Facebook AFRD via Facebook Units with C-shift arrived within two minutes to find heavy smoke coming from the residence. An initial and secondary search located no one in the home. Crews reported the scene under control at 3:52 p.m. After the fire the house was turned back over to the occupants. Damage to the structure was estimated to be around $15,000 and the cause of the incident was ruled as unintentional.  On Monday December 18th, 2023, at 4:53 a.m. crewed were dispatched to a residential fire at 811 S ...
No Injuries after Fire at Georgia Pacific 

No Injuries after Fire at Georgia Pacific 

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Fire Hose - Stock Photo (Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO N.C. - No one was injured during a commercial fire at Georgia Pacific Wednesday evening, according to Asheboro Fire & Rescue Department.  On Wednesday November 29th, 2023, at 7:40 p.m. crews from the Asheboro Fire and Rescue Department responded to Georgia Pacific, located at 200 McDowell Rd, for a report of a commercial fire.  According to information released by the department, the first unit arrived on scene just three minutes after dispatch to find a small fire in a cardboard cutting machine.  Firefighters were able to gain access to, and extinguish, the fire by 9:19 pm.  In total seven units, consisting of seventeen personnel from Asheboro Fire & Rescue were on scene, along with a Randolph Coun...