n. tryon street,local diner was the scene of a 2 alarm fire that gutted the the building firday. the one story wood and brick 80x 50 had heavy fire throughtout.due to building size and location on very busy street 2 alarms were sounded for manpower and water suppply.8 engines 2 ladders 1 rescue 3 bc
off south blvd and archdale 1 story wood frame sfd. first due crews being forced back from building by tennants. all non engish speaking. the tennants were trying to fight the fire with 2 garden hoses. fireifhgters with police won out but the home had heavy damage due to alarm delay.4 engines 1 ladder 1 rescue 2 bc