charlotte nc 2 overnight fires kept city firefighters busy. the first happened at 2217 milton road. a single family 1 story house. called in as a kitchen first due engine 15 found heavy smoke. others calls from the area reported people trapped. ladder 23 on a very hard search found no one inside ,but on person was out of the house with minor burns and to much alarm engines 15,23,7,ladder 23 bn 4 working fire rescue 3. damage about 40,000
the second fire was at 512 tyvola road apt 3 a dryer in the apartment. held to room of orgin.engines 12,20,ladder 16 bn5
county runs. I 77 at exit 28 cornelious vfd on scene with tractor trailer overturned. driver pinned. transported to local hospital doa. road closed for 3 hours.
downtown gas leak causes rush hour nightmare.a construction crew cut a gas main at e. 6th and college street just about 1600 hrs. city streets closed in the area. no injuries major traffic in center of city engines 4,1,ladder 4 haz mat 1,2, bn 1,3 rescue 10. gas shut off in street. under control in 1 hour