07/01/09 90 W, 1 I - + 10 - 5 Pallet Plant Burns in Rutherfordton

The Daily Courier has posted an entirely spectacular photo from this afternoon's big blaze in that destroyed a pallet plant in Rutherfordton. Fed by strong winds and piles of pallets, Carpenter Design at 217 Bell Street was destroyed. Every fire department in Rutherford County was on scene. Several firefighters were treated for heat exhauston, and one employee received serious burns. He was airlifted from Rutherford Hospital to a medical center in Winston-Salem. Read the web site story, which requires registration.

Daily Courier/Garrett Byers Photo

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