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No Injuries Reported after Late Night House Fire in Asheboro

No Injuries Reported after Late Night House Fire in Asheboro

News
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - No injuries were reported last night after fire crews responded to a fire at a duplex in Asheboro.  At 10:16 p.m. on December 12th, 2023, Asheboro Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a reported apartment fire at 617 S Church St.  The first unit arrived on scene just two minutes later and found a working fire in a small duplex. Fire fighters located and extinguished a fire in one of the apartments and ventilated the building. The fire was reported under control at 11:29 p.m. No one was located after two searches of the building, and no injuries were reported.  [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] In total 8 units with 21 personnel were on scene from Asheboro Fire and Rescue along with Randolph County EMS ...
Driver Seriously Injured in Crash that Shutdown I-73/74 Monday Night

Driver Seriously Injured in Crash that Shutdown I-73/74 Monday Night

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[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C.- A driver was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on I-73/74 late Monday night that shutdown the interstate for nearly three hours. Just after 10:30 p.m. Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department, Randolph County EMS, Asheboro Police, and the Randolph County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer on I-73/74 northbound, near the Sunset Ave exit. The State Highway Patrol was also notified of the crash and Troopers responded to investigate. In a press release, the Highway Patrol says that Abdelaleem Mustafa Alnagar, 23, of Colfax, N.C., was stopped on the northbound shoulder of I-73/74 in a 2014 Jeep Wrangler. Alnagar attempted to mergeback onto the interstate but investigators say...
No One Injured in Commercial Fire in Asheboro

No One Injured in Commercial Fire in Asheboro

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Fire & Rescue Department says no one was injured in a commercial structure fire in Asheboro yesterday morning. According to a press release, at 08:35 a.m. fire crews were dispatched to 2520 N Fayetteville St in Asheboro for a report of a comercial structure fire. The first unit arrived on scene just three minutes after being dispatched at 08:38 a.m. and reported finding a single-story commercial metal building with heavy smoke showing. Ten crews with a total of twenty-two fire personnel were able to get the fire under control by 09:01 a.m. Asheboro Police Department, Randolph County Emergency Services, and Duke Energy were all on scene providing assistance, and Westside Fire Department sent a fire crew to Station 1 to fill in until units...
9/11 – Remembrance Events in Randolph County

9/11 – Remembrance Events in Randolph County

Events
ASHEBORO N.C. - It's been 22 years since terrorist hijacked and crashed planes into the world trade center, pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. This year, as with all years, we gather to remember those lost on that tragic day so that we may never forget. Asheboro 9/11 Memorial Ruck Asheboro Fire Department - Sept 11th, 2023, 8 AM Every year since 2016 firefighters with the Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department have gathered on 9/11 for a 9.11 mile ruck to honor and remember those lost on 9/11. This year is no different. Open to the public, anyone is welcome to come make the long walk through the streets of Asheboro (with or without a Ruk or weighted vest), or just to come out and support local heroes. View event on our Event Calendar YMCA - 9/11 Tower Challenge ...
Asheboro Fire Responds to Vehicle Fire at Energizer Plant 1

Asheboro Fire Responds to Vehicle Fire at Energizer Plant 1

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Firefighters put out a vehicle fire at Energizer Plant 1's employee parking on Aug 25th, 2023. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Firefighters are on the scene of a vehicle fire in the employee parking lot at Energizer Plant #1 that triggered an evacuation of the plant after the fire alarm was triggered. At around 6 p.m. on Friday Aug 25th, 2023, Firefighters with Asheboro Fire/Rescue responded to Energizer Plant #1, located at 800 Albemarle Rd, for a vehicle fire in the employee parking. The fire alarm at the plant was triggered and employees were evacuating as firefighters worked to extinguish the vehicle fire. It's unknow at this time if there are any injuries or what may have sparked the fire. This is a developing story, and more information ...
‘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...