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Homegrown Halloween: Tuesday, Oct. 31

The Town of Chapel Hill continues its preparation efforts for the night of Halloween (Tuesday, Oct. 31) with the focus on safety for people and property.

“We launch a massive cooperative effort to encourage safety at Halloween on Franklin Street,” said Town Manager Roger Stancil. “We are in this together – Town, University, students, businesses and residents – in support of our community and its many visitors.” Click here to read more.

Residential Fire: 313 Country Club Road | Aug. 15, 2017

Post Date:08/15/2017 1:39 PM

The Chapel Hill Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 10:11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 313 Country Club Road. The caller reported smoke coming from an outside wall.

There were no injuries.

A contractor for the resident was cleaning the deck of the house using a pressure washer when water appeared to cause an arc on an electrical wire. Thanks to swift work by firefighters, they were able to prevent the fire from spreading beyond a small point in the outside wall.

Three engine companies totaling nine fire personnel were on scene.

The official cause of the fire is under investigation.

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