Fri Aug 12, 2022

Firemen narrowly escape injury

Whiteville Fire Chief David Yergeau's helmet and equipment show the marks of Tuesday's ceiling collapse.

Eight firefighters narrowly escaped injury Tuesday when the ceiling of a burning home collapsed on them.

Firefighters were called to the home in the 300 block of Sam Potts Highway near Whiteville shortly after 4 p.m. The home was engulfed when they arrived.


Whiteville Fire Chief David Yergeau’s helmet

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