Mooresville Hotel Saved By Sprinklers During Grease Fire

Good News Notes: “Mooresville fire officials are crediting a hotel sprinkler system at the Hilton Garden Inn for protecting occupants and $11 million in property after it successfully extinguished a grease fire Sunday. The March 1 grease fire began around 5:30 a.m. in the kitchen of the hotel located at 159 Gateway Boulevard in Mooresville….

Chief: 3 pets saved, house destroyed after fire in Zanesville

Good News Notes: “The Zanesville Fire Department says two dogs and a cat had to be resuscitated after a house fire on Greenwood Avenue.” “Firefighters were called to the corner of Greenwood and Beulah Avenues around 8:30 Monday morning. Fire Chief Jeff Bell says the house was condemned and the family was preparing to move…

Firefighters reunited with 2-year-old rescued from Mayport house fire

 Good News Notes: “The grandparents of a 2-year-old girl who was trapped in a bedroom while a fire tore through a home in Mayport said Wednesday that their granddaughter is still in the hospital, but that her condition is improving. On Friday, a family of six′s home was destroyed in the fire. The child’s 17-year-old brother is…

Three dogs rescued from a house fire in Lebanon

Good News Notes: “Three dogs were rescued from a house fire in Lebanon on Tuesday. At 3:00 p.m. fire crews responded to a house fire on Dodge Street where they were told by a person who had escaped the fire that there were three dogs inside the home. Firefighters were able to enter the home,…

Firefighters rescue dog from burning house in Vancouver

Good News Notes: “Vancouver firefighters rescued a dog from a burning house Saturday morning. The Vancouver Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire with people inside at 11020 NE 87th St. at around 9 a.m. Crews arrived at the scene within 5 minutes and found a two-story house on fire.” View…

Officer presented with Medal of Bravery for heroism in hotel fire

Good News Notes: “Officer Justin Lancaster was presented with the Medal of Bravery at the Jackson Town Council meeting on Tuesday, February 18. The commendation stems from an incident on November 18, 2019, when Officer Lancaster responded to a late-night fire at the Rusty Parrot Lodge. Lancaster arrived at the scene ahead of fire and…

French Fire Reforestation Project Wraps Up Near NF

 Good News Notes: “After more than three years, work is wrapping up on a project to reforest thousands of acres scorched by 2014’s French Fire. ‘The French Fire reforestation project ends but the work continues,’ according to officials at the Yosemite Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council, which has guided the reforestation effort. The nonprofit…

Dogs saved from Harrison County trailer fire

Good News Notes: “Multiple dogs were saved after a home in Saucier caught fire Thursday. Fire officials said no one was at the home on Martina Street when the blaze began. A neighbor actually ran into the burning home to save two dogs, and a puppy was later rescued by responding firefighters. The neighbor was…