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CHARLOTTE — This Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9), the Greater Carolinas Region urges you to test your smoke alarms before the threat of home fires increases with cold weather.

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HAMLET — For Calvin White, the 1991 Imperial Foods fire “is very personal.”

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HAMLET — Ada Blanchard still has the clothes she wore to work Sept. 3, 1991 — the day of the tragic fire at Imperial Foods that left 24 of her coworkers dead.

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ROCKINGHAM — A 26-county burn ban will be lifted as of 5 p.m. Wednesday as recent rains have decreased the risk of wildfires.

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CHARLOTTE — The American Red Cross responds to aid, on an average, eight families a day who lose their homes in fires every day in North Carolina. This spring, Red Cross volunteers will "Sound the Alarm" by educating 100,000 people nationwide about home fire safety.

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CHARLOTTE — As people turn their clocks forward for daylight saving time this Sunday, the American Red Cross encourages everyone to also test their smoke alarms.

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RALEIGH — Today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it has invested $400,000 in the American Red Cross’ Sound the Alarm program for home fire prevention, preparedness and recovery, and to help create disaster-ready kits for its shelters in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ROCKINGHAM — Officials believe a house fire on the corner of Leak and Glenwood streets that displaced seven people early Wednesday morning was sparked by an electrical issue.

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EAST ROCKINGHAM — A late-night fire has been deemed suspicious by fire and law enforcement officials.

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ROCKINGHAM — A man accused of causing a fire that burned part of one home and melted the siding of another is facing two counts of arson.

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