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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...
Fire Departments Training in Asheboro Today

Fire Departments Training in Asheboro Today

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Local firefighters from several local departments are conducting live fire training today in Asheboro resulting in heavy smoke being seen in the area. A notice posted on Westside Fire & Rescue's Facebook page indicates that along with mutual aid departments, fire crews will be conducting live fire training evolutions at 115 McMaster Street in Asheboro, NC, beginning around 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 12, 2023. 8/11/2023Subject: Public Notice of Live Fire TrainingLocation: 155 McMaster StreetThe purpose of this post is to inform the public that members of Westside Fire & Rescue and along with mutual aid departments will be conducting live fire training evolutions at 115 McMaster Street in Asheboro, NC beginning around 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 12, 2023...
First Responders Recognize Healthcare Workers with Parade at Randolph Health

First Responders Recognize Healthcare Workers with Parade at Randolph Health

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https://youtu.be/-tET22AoHLI ASHEBORO N.C. - This week is both National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. This afternoon first responders from across Randolph County recognized the arduous work of healthcare workers with a parade around Randolph Health. At 3 p.m. on Thursday May 11th, 2023, first responders from the Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department, Westside Fire Department, Ulah, Fire Department, Randolph County EMS, Asheboro Police Department, and the Randolph County Sheriff's office drove around Randolph Hospital, lights flashing and sirens blaring. The message, thank you for all you do. The parade was part of both National Nurses Week and National Hospital week which run together. "We are very grateful to the City of Asheboro, to Randolph County Sheriff's Departm...
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...
No One Injured in Late Night Asheboro House Fire

No One Injured in Late Night Asheboro House Fire

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https://youtu.be/hYUUWCJP4NM ASHEBORO N.C. - No one was injured, and four animals were rescued during a house fire in Asheboro early this morning. At around 2:39 am this morning the Asheboro Fire Department was dispatched to a home on S Main St near Maraduke Cir, after 911 callers reported flames shooting from the roof of a home. "Battalion 1 arrived to find a working fire involving a 2 story residential structure," said Samantha East, Public Information Officer with the Asheboro Fire Department in an email. "Crews were assigned fire attack and search. Fire attack was able to do an interior attack while utilizing Tower 1’s master stream on the exterior." There were no injuries and firefighters were able to locate and rescue four animals from the structure. ...
One Arrested For Arson In Sunday Fire

One Arrested For Arson In Sunday Fire

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ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS)- This morning we are learning more about a mobile home fire Sunday that police believed was set intentionally. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release today that on the morning of Sunday November 21st, 2021, a deputy in the area of US 220 Bus S, near New Hope Church Rd saw a large amount of black smoke coming from Drum St. When that deputy arrived they reported a mobile home was on fire. Fire crews from several departments responded including Ulah and Westside along with Randolph County EMS responded. 9Scott Pelkey / Acme News) The Sheriff’s Office says they received evidence that indicated Robert Daniel Pugh, who lived at the home, had intentionally set the fire. While fire crews were working to put out th...