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  • Granville Towers Fire Called Arson

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    The Herald-Sun
    Posted: January 11th, 2003

    A fire in a sixth-floor lounge at Granville Towers Friday morning appeared to be intentionally set, and it wasn’t the first time someone has set a fire in the same room at the private dormitory.


  • Crews Respond To Fire At Off-Campus UNC Dorm

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    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Firefighters were called to a fire at Granville Towers West, a private dorm just off the UNC-Chapel Hill campus Friday morning.


  • Tail Flaw Suspected in N.C. Crash

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    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    Investigators looking for the cause of a plane crash that killed 21 people said yesterday that the tail assembly controlling the plane's lift was behaving erratically during the 37 seconds the doomed flight was in the air.


  • Oasis Employee Helps Rescue Woman From Suspicious Fire

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    Georgetown Times
    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    Albertha Singleton, an employee of the Oasis Retirement Center on Prince Street, said she was just “being nosy” when she left her job to watch firefighters battle a blaze at an abandoned house Wednesday morning.


  • Fires Destroy Two County Homes

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    The Mont Airy News
    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    FLAT ROCK --ÊImagine being a firefighter and being paged out of bed at 4:50 a.m., only to realize when you walked out the door, the home across the street -- the home you had recently moved out of -- is on fire


  • Deadly Fire Likely Ignited by Hot Plate

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    The Associated Press
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    KINSTON, N.C. - A house fire in Kinston that took the lives of two young girls may have started as they played near an electric hot plate their family used for warmth


  • House Fire Set, Authorities Say

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    The News and Observer
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    DURHAM -- The fire that destroyed a two-story house on American Drive was intentionally set in three places