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Emergency Crews Respond to Structure Collapse at Franklinville Church

Emergency Crews Respond to Structure Collapse at Franklinville Church

Breaking News
https://youtu.be/cDO73bYd0xk FRANKLINVILLE N.C. - Emergency crews and officials are on the scene in Franklinville investigating what caused a portion of the Franklinville United Methodist Church to collapse. Just before 9 p.m. emergency crews from Franklinville Eastside, and Westside Fire Departments along with Randolph County EMS, Ash-Rand Rescue, and Randolph County Emergency Managment were called to the Franklinville United Methodist Church located at 227 W Main St, in Franklinville for a report of a commercial fire. Arriving units did not find a fire but instead reported a possible gas explosion and structure collapse. It remains unclear at this time if there was an explosion or if a portion of the wall collapsed for some other reason, possibly striking a gas line. Pi...
Cyberattack & Panic Buying Leading To Fuel Shortage

Cyberattack & Panic Buying Leading To Fuel Shortage

News
ASHEBORO NC - Gas stations are struggling to keep gas in stock after a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline sparked rumors of a shortage leading to panic buying. On Monday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in North Carolina. The order suspends motor vehicle fuel regulations to guarantee the state has adequate fuel supply. The situation started after a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline last Friday. The pipeline transports around 45% of the fuel for the East Coast and had to shut down after finding ransomware on some of its computers.On Monday, the FBI confirmed that DarkSide was responsible for the attack and said the investigation was ongoing.The pipeline which is also the primary fuel source in North Carolina was sti...