03/14/13 152 W, 1 I - + 2 - 0 Strip Mall Burns in Gaston County


Here's your hot shot of the week, as posted by FireNews.net. Crowder's Mountain FD PIO Chris Stowe provides an incident report, with photos provided by CMFD (below) and Jeff Phelps. The two-alarm structure fire was dispatched at 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The location was 4024 Old York Road in Gaston County. The initial departments dispatched were Crowder's Mountain and Union Road.

They were soon joined by Gastonia, Agriculture Center, Ranlo, New Hope, Bethany-Santiago, Clover, and Bethel fire departments. Total of fourteen pieces of apparatus and about sixty-five firefighters. Read the entire incident summary.

Sundry details from this WBTV story: about 80,000 gallons of water were flowed, which flooded two nearby homes. (How common is that? Water damage to nearby buildings from a major fire?) A carpet store and hair salon were located inside the one-story mall. Google for other news coverage.
 


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