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  • Investigators Look for Cause of N.C. 5-Alarm Fire

    Posted: March 13th, 2011

    OAKBORO, N.C. -- Fire investigators said a five-alarm fire at a yarn plant started in the duck work. Firefighters were called to a fire at the Tusca-Rora Mill on West 8th Street in Stanly County Friday night. According to investigators the fire started at about 11 p.m. Firefighters said it took 30 firefighters from Oakbore, Ridgecrest and Locust an hour to get the flames and heavy smoke under control. Authorities said there was no damage to the machines from the fire.

  • Hurricane Juan Hits Canada's Coast, Killing Responding Paramedic

    Posted: September 29th, 2003

    Hurricane Juan lashed Nova Scotia with winds and torrential rains, killing two people and knocking out power to thousands before being downgraded to a tropical storm early Monday as it churned toward Prince Edward Island.