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Valdese: Fire Incidents in 2006, North Carolina (NC)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 3

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - Valdese

Incident types - North Carolina



Location: Seagle Avenue, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60124,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 04/09/2006 12:31,  Arrival Time: 04/09/2006 12:35,  Controlled Time: 04/09/2006 12:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/09/2006 13:18
Property Value: $70000,  Property Loss: $200,  Contents Value: $10000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall assembly,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Multiple items first ignited
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Crescent Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60126,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 04/09/2006 21:13,  Arrival Time: 04/09/2006 21:18,  Controlled Time: 04/09/2006 21:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/09/2006 21:54
Property Value: $1205290
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Carolina Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60133,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: F
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/15/2006 14:49,  Arrival Time: 04/15/2006 14:52,  Controlled Time: 04/15/2006 14:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/15/2006 15:07
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Backfire from internal combustion engine,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from engine or burner
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Flammable liquid or gas spilled)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: BRONCO,  Year: 1978,  License Plate: PNE9299 NC,  VIN No: V15HLBH7259
Location: Main Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60136,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 04/18/2006 13:39,  Arrival Time: 04/18/2006 13:39,  Controlled Time: 04/18/2006 13:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/18/2006 13:53
Property Value: $2500,  Property Loss: $150
Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Falls Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60144,  Station: VFD
Incident Type: Forest, woods, or wildland fire. Includes fires involving vegetative fuels, other than prescribed fire, that occur in an area in which development is essentially nonexistent, except for roads, railroads, power lines, and the like.
Alarm Time: 05/01/2006 15:41,  Arrival Time: 05/01/2006 15:44,  Controlled Time: 05/01/2006 15:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/01/2006 16:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Location: Morganton Street B-14 , Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60172,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 05/21/2006 21:06,  Arrival Time: 05/21/2006 21:09,  Controlled Time: 05/21/2006 21:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/21/2006 23:00
Action taken: Provide basic life support (BLS).
Location: Morganton Street B14 , Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60173,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 05/21/2006 21:10,  Arrival Time: 05/21/2006 21:13,  Controlled Time: 05/21/2006 21:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/21/2006 23:21
Property Value: $162870,  Contents Value: $20000
Actions taken:
  • Rescue, remove from harm. Excludes vehicle extrication.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Rodoret Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60196,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/04/2006 18:58,  Arrival Time: 06/04/2006 19:00,  Controlled Time: 06/04/2006 19:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/04/2006 22:04
Property Value: $140000,  Property Loss: $90000,  Contents Value: $60000,  Contents Loss: $20000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Attic: vacant, crawl space above top story, cupola,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash,  Item First Ignited: Structural component or finish, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 2000,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: Rodoret Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60204,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Breakdown of light ballast.
Alarm Time: 06/08/2006 11:51,  Arrival Time: 06/08/2006 11:52,  Controlled Time: 06/08/2006 11:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/08/2006 12:11
Property Value: $120000,  Contents Value: $70000
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Praley Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60206,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: D
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/11/2006 02:21,  Arrival Time: 06/11/2006 02:25,  Controlled Time: 06/11/2006 02:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/11/2006 12:37
Property Value: $70000,  Property Loss: $70000,  Contents Value: $40000,  Contents Loss: $40000
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Structural area, other
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1200,  Stories with Damage: 2 Extreme

Arson Case Status: Investigation open,  Incendiary Devices: Gasoline or fuel can, Ignitable liquid,  Initial Observations: Fire Department Forced Entry,  Laboratory Used: State
Location: Crescent Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60212,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: F
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 08:50,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 08:54,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 08:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 10:23
Property Value: $1205290,  Property Loss: $5000,  Contents Value: $350000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Fibers, other
Area of Origin: Processing/manufacturing area, workroom,  Item First Ignited: Dust, fiber, lint, including sawdust and excelsior
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
Equipment Involved: Shop or industrial equipment, other,  Brand: BIANCALANI,  Model: SPYRA 6D,  Year: 2004,  Serial No: SD06ROGF,  Power: Electrical, other,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 110880
AES Presence: Present,  Type: Wet pipe sprinkler,  Operation: Fire too small to Operate
Location: Ribet Avenue, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60213,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: F
Incident Type: Overheated motor or wiring.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 10:50,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 10:51,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 10:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 11:12
Property Value: $25000,  Contents Value: $300,  Contents Loss: $100
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Orchard Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60224,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/22/2006 12:05,  Arrival Time: 06/22/2006 12:08,  Controlled Time: 06/22/2006 12:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/22/2006 12:31
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Church Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60225,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cultivated vegetation, crop fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/22/2006 22:48,  Arrival Time: 06/22/2006 22:50,  Controlled Time: 06/23/2006 01:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/23/2006 02:11
Property Value: $150,  Property Loss: $150
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Rue De Basiglia Drive, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60265,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: D
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/22/2006 15:49,  Arrival Time: 07/22/2006 15:52,  Controlled Time: 07/22/2006 15:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/22/2006 16:42
Property Value: $450000,  Contents Value: $100000
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Main Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60277,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: D
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 07/31/2006 19:26,  Arrival Time: 07/31/2006 19:28,  Controlled Time: 07/31/2006 19:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/31/2006 20:00
Property Value: $2500,  Property Loss: $100
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from engine or burner
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge,  Model: Power Ram Pickup,  Year: 1987,  License Plate: TVC-7690 NC,  VIN No: JB7FM24E0HP019456
Location: Main Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60285,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 08/13/2006 22:28,  Arrival Time: 08/13/2006 22:30,  Controlled Time: 08/13/2006 22:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/13/2006 22:53
Property Value: $200,  Property Loss: $40
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Church Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60286,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cultivated grain or crop fire. Includes fires involving corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, and other plants before harvest.
Alarm Time: 08/13/2006 23:18,  Arrival Time: 08/13/2006 23:21,  Controlled Time: 08/14/2006 00:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/14/2006 01:10
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (Playing with heat source)
Location: Praley Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60338,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 09/13/2006 15:23,  Arrival Time: 09/13/2006 15:23,  Controlled Time: 09/13/2006 15:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/13/2006 16:23
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Leak or break)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Oldsmobile,  Year: 1985,  License Plate: MXZ7256 NC,  VIN No: 1G3BN69Y3FY389510
Location: Creekside Drive, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60351,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/23/2006 17:22,  Arrival Time: 09/23/2006 17:28,  Controlled Time: 09/23/2006 17:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/23/2006 20:21
Property Value: $132271,  Property Loss: $30000,  Contents Value: $80000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Laundry area, wash house (laundry),  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Linen
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 2285,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Hardwire Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: No occupants
Location: Crescent Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60362,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 09/29/2006 09:42,  Arrival Time: 09/29/2006 09:47,  Controlled Time: 09/29/2006 09:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/29/2006 11:01
Civilian Injuries: 1,  Property Value: $7274324,  Contents Value: $2000000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
  • Provide basic life support (BLS).
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Electronic: parts, supplies, equipment
Area of Origin: Processing/manufacturing area, workroom,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas in container or pipe
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Civilian Casualty:  Age: 21,  Gender: Male,  Ethnicity: Hispanic,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Minor,  Location: In area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Burns only: thermal,  Injured: Upper extremities
Location: Pineburr Avenue, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60411,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/09/2006 16:08,  Arrival Time: 11/09/2006 16:10,  Controlled Time: 11/09/2006 16:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/09/2006 17:30
Property Value: $51566,  Property Loss: $5000,  Contents Value: $25000,  Contents Loss: $200
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Exterior balcony, unenclosed porch,  Item First Ignited: Decoration
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1234,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Orchard Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60423,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: D
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 11/20/2006 22:24,  Arrival Time: 11/20/2006 22:26,  Controlled Time: 11/20/2006 22:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/20/2006 22:50
Property Value: $58000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas in container or pipe
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Lovelady Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60424,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 11/21/2006 16:12,  Arrival Time: 11/21/2006 16:12,  Controlled Time: 11/21/2006 16:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/21/2006 16:36
Property Value: $125000,  Contents Value: $50000
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Provide information to the public or media.
Location: Tron Avenue, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60429,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 11/26/2006 14:02,  Arrival Time: 11/26/2006 14:02,  Controlled Time: 11/26/2006 14:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/26/2006 14:13
Property Value: $72000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Harris Avenue, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60432,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 12/01/2006 10:07,  Arrival Time: 12/01/2006 10:10,  Controlled Time: 12/01/2006 10:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/01/2006 10:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Main Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60435,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 12/02/2006 00:02,  Arrival Time: 12/02/2006 00:05,  Controlled Time: 12/02/2006 00:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/02/2006 00:19
Property Value: $111216
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Main Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60446,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 12/11/2006 14:28,  Arrival Time: 12/11/2006 14:34,  Controlled Time: 12/11/2006 14:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/11/2006 14:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Main Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60453,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Breakdown of light ballast.
Alarm Time: 12/15/2006 11:51,  Arrival Time: 12/15/2006 11:51,  Controlled Time: 12/15/2006 11:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/15/2006 12:34
Contents Value: $200000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Sterling Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60454,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/16/2006 03:54,  Arrival Time: 12/16/2006 03:57,  Controlled Time: 12/16/2006 04:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/16/2006 17:39
Civilian Injuries: 2,  Property Value: $268524,  Property Loss: $150000,  Contents Value: $5000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Common room, den, family room, living room, lounge
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 8290,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated

Arson Case Status: Investigation open,  Laboratory Used: State
Civilian Casualties:
  •  Age: 34,  Gender: Female,  Race: White,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Moderate,  Activity: Sleeping,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Smoke inhalation,  Injured: Internal,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Factors Contributing: Asleep
  •  Age: 30,  Gender: Male,  Race: White,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Minor,  Activity: Rescue attempt,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Smoke inhalation,  Injured: Internal,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons
Location: Praley Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Valdese Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01260,  Incident #: 60463,  Station: VFD,  Shift/Platoon: D
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 12/20/2006 03:01,  Arrival Time: 12/20/2006 03:04,  Controlled Time: 12/20/2006 03:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/20/2006 03:26
Property Value: $1200,  Property Loss: $300
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Monte Carlo,  License Plate: VZA-6218 NC,  VIN No: *1Z37J9B568313
Location: Ellis Deal Avenue, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 1800,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 04/07/2006 18:20,  Arrival Time: 04/07/2006 18:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/07/2006 18:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Standby.
Location: Jacumin Road Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 2707,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 05/29/2006 18:29,  Arrival Time: 05/29/2006 18:37,  Controlled Time: 05/29/2006 18:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/29/2006 18:48
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Milton Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 3370,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/05/2006 20:44,  Arrival Time: 07/05/2006 20:55,  Controlled Time: 07/05/2006 21:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/05/2006 22:42
Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation (Delayed reporting of fire)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 12,  Width: 12,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Lakeview Acres Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 3838,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 07/30/2006 14:58,  Arrival Time: 07/30/2006 15:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/30/2006 15:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Lakeview Acres Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 4043,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 08/10/2006 23:46,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 00:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 02:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Refer to proper authority. Includes turnover of incidents to other authorities or agencies such as the police.
  • Standby.
Location: John Berry Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 4049,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 08/11/2006 05:39,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 05:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 06:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: High Peak Road, Valdese, NC 28655
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 4343,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 08/28/2006 08:38,  Arrival Time: 08/28/2006 08:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/28/2006 08:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Berrytown Avenue, Valdese, NC 28655
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 4404,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 09/01/2006 00:40,  Arrival Time: 09/01/2006 00:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/01/2006 01:53
Property Loss: $4000,  Contents Loss: $4000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 70,  Width: 28,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Westview Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 4713,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 1
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 09/20/2006 09:14,  Arrival Time: 09/20/2006 09:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/20/2006 09:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Cook Road, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Triple Community Fire Dept., 505 Mountain View, Morganton, NC 28655,  Phone: (828) 437-4506,  Fax: (828) 437-4193,  ID: 01267,  Incident #: 4845,  Station: 67,  Shift/Platoon: 2
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 09/28/2006 10:52,  Arrival Time: 09/28/2006 10:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/28/2006 10:57
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Locust Street, Valdese, NC 28690
Fire Department: Newton Fire Department, NC ,  ID: 01812,  Incident #: 6044530,  Station: #2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 06/01/2006 16:32,  Arrival Time: 06/01/2006 16:40,  Controlled Time: 06/01/2006 16:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/01/2006 16:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Sawdust, wood chips
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
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