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Cement Truck Overturns, Driver Injured

Cement Truck Overturns, Driver Injured

A truck driver sustained injuries after his cement truck overturned and hit an oncoming tractor-trailer Friday morning.  

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Empty Medicine Bottle Found In Death Of Truck Driver

Empty Medicine Bottle Found In Death Of Truck Driver

An empty bottle of painkillers and a spoon were found inside a truck where a dead body was discovered by police on Wednesday, according to a police report.Officers found William Chad Wilson, 27, of Oxford, dead inside his 1992 Chevy Silverado after responding to a report of a possible wreck about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Crews Respond To House Fire In High Point

Crews Respond To House Fire In High Point

On the morning of August 19 around 0306 hrs High Point crews responded to a reported house fire on Alleghany Street. E9 arrived on scene to find heavy fire showing from the rear of the structure. Engines: 9, 6, 2, 8 Ladder: 2 Rescue: 1 Batt : 2 & 1 [Show as slideshow] ...

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Man ‘Seriously Injured’ After Vehicle Runs Off Road

Man ‘Seriously Injured’ After Vehicle Runs Off Road

One man was injured after his vehicle ran off the road in High Point early Friday morning, flipped and caught fire

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50-Year-Old Worker Shocked Renovating Building

50-Year-Old Worker Shocked Renovating Building

Firefighters arrived to 210 Gatewood Ave. about 3:20 p.m. and found the man unconscious at the back of the crawlspace under the building, officials said. After turning off power to the building, rescue workers worked to pull the man from the tangles of pipes and electric wire. It took about 25 minutes to free the unconscious...

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Video: Firefighters Battle Early Morning Fire In High Point

Video: Firefighters Battle Early Morning Fire In High Point

Heavy smoke filled the air of a High Point neighborhood early Tuesday morning after a house on Alleghany Street went up in flames.

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Car Hits Utility Pole, Catches On Fire

Car Hits Utility Pole, Catches On Fire

Onlookers stared with wrinkled faces and cell phones up as a car withered in flames on E. Parris Avenue about 2:40 p.m. Sunday  Photo by Emily Meeks / HPE

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Members of The High Point Fire Department Have Created Facebook Pages to Show Off Their Department

Members of The High Point Fire Department Have Created Facebook Pages to Show Off Their Department

Several members of the High Point Fire Department have started Facebook Pages to show their PRIDE in their Department and Stations. Check out: High Point Fire Department / High Point Fire Department “4 House” / High Point Fire Department “7 House”

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Crews Respond to Gas Leak at HPU

Crews Respond to Gas Leak at HPU

Engine 4 and Ladder 7 were dispatched around 10:15 to the Campus of High Point University for a gas leak. Ladder 7 arrived on scene to find that a 2″ gas line had been cut by construction workers. Piedmont Natural Gas was called and crews quickly stopped the leak. [Show as slideshow] ...

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Man Killed In Scooter Accident In High Point Identified

Man Killed In Scooter Accident In High Point Identified

One man was killed in an accident that involved a passenger vehicle and a scooter Tuesday night.

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