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Page 2-A?THE BRUNSWICK BEACON. Thursday, July 25, 1985
AS TIIE BlJ\ZE BEACHED ITS PEAK TEMPERATURES, sections of the
clubhouse roof and second story fell away in chunks, quickly consumed by
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FIRE MEDICS Jean and Alex Meares of Bonaparte administer oxygen to
Chuck Foglc, one of three volunteer firemen overcome by heat, smoke Inhalation
and gas fumes in the first minutes of the Oyster Bay fire. Calabash
Volunteer Rescue Squad transported Fog!?, Hob Constantino and Tim
Carter to The Brunswick Hospital in Supply.
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fire department, Young continued,
the smoke got so thick he left the
clubhouse and made the call from
across the street. The fire continued
to build rapidly, fed by the 84 golf
carts of fiberglass and rubber. When
the heat reached flashpoint?1,300
degrees, Allison said, the second
story ignited and collapsed almost
Crowd control became a problem
Friday evening for firefighters and
cuicigciicj- vcuicics uucmpuiig iu go
and come from the fire.
After two firefighters became ill,
Allison said, he evacuated the public
from the immediate area.
Police officers and sheriff's
deputies regulated movement of traffic
along the approach to the fire as
three firefighters, Tim Carter and
Bob Constantine of Sunset Beach and
Chuck Fogle of Calabash, were rushed
to the Brunswick Hospital
emergency room, overcome by the
smoke, intense heat nnd toxic gases
apparently created when the golf
cart batteries began exploding,
Firefighters and/or rescue
workers from Sunset Beach,
Calabash, Ocean Isle Beach,
Mianoue, amniotic point, SupplyHolden
Beach and Waccamaw
responded to the blaze, which was
reported about 7 p.m. It was the first
mutual aid call in which Supply VFD
responded with its support van, the
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and said he appreciated their willingness
to evaluate him in public session.
In his individual review, Chappell
rated Carter high in organization and
"You are very professional in all
your duties," lie said.
On Chappell's scorcsheet. Carter
rated lowest in management style.
"You sometimes do get emotional,"
Chappell continued, "and there are
times I think you are biased in comments
to some departments."
Commissioner Herman Love
agreed that "a little bias" was
sometimes apparent, probably
without Carter's realizing it.
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former crime prevention van,
spokesman Mack Long said.
At Brunswick Hospital, the
emergency room went on disaster
alert, with extra personnel coming on
duty to deal with the emergency.
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Rating the manager's performance
as standard overall, he said
Carter was "a good bass man"
because he's stood up for his department
heads in discussions with the
board on whether the supervisors
were "giving 100 percent."
He added. "They ought to love
He and other newer members of
the board praised Carter's
helpfulness. Commissioner Grace
Beasley added. "Without someone to
go to for answers to certain questions
mere are tunes I would have been in
And Commissioner Frankie Rabon
especially appreciated Carter's help
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firefighters Friday night. Nursing
Supervisor Evelyn Hill said, none
with serious injuries.
Blood tests were taken to check for
any remnants of toxic gases in the
bloodstream, she said. Some
firefighters received chest X-rays,
antihistimines for congestion and/or
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each fire chief, was one of 13 firemen Ire
during budget deliberations and
praised his overall performance.
"I think you have done an outstanding
job as county manager in keeping
us informed of what's going on
outside <tiid within the departments.
While saying it was "probably the
nature of the game" that commissioners
"get hit with a lot of cold information"
at meetings, Commissioner
Jim Poole counted off on
Carter's form for not "providing
adequate time and information to
make decisions." Overall he rated
Carter above standard and recommended
a 5 percent salary increase
While Poole thought Carter could
do more to create a "better image"
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an IV feed of electrolyte solution and
glucose to replace body fluids lost
through dehydration in the heat of
, The Oyster Bay clubhouse opened
in spring 1981, Young said. Its 8,000
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fices, a pro shop, snack bar and bar.
ated and released from Brunswick
for the board, Beasley said she
thought he did a good job in public
relations, always projecting a I
But. she said, like many managers,
he tends to take on too much respen- j
sibility rather than delegating it.
Describing herself as "a very con- I
servative person," she recommended
a 2^ percent raise.
Rabon, Poole and Chappell recommended
3 percent, the same raise the
clerk to the board received.
in maiviiiK uic inuuuil I or I lie salary
increase, Chappell noted that the
clerk, manager and attorney would
be included in the reclassification
study underway this year.
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