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The Brunswick beacon. (Shallotte, N.C.) 19??-current, January 13, 1994, Page PAGE 3-A, Image 3

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Fires Damage Two Shallotte Homes; Both Started In Kitchen BY dok; rutter "I'm tired. Wo h;ul a rough day." t hose were the words of exhaust ed Civielown l ire Chief Richard Evans last Friday morning as he ex plained what happened the day he fore when he was called on to coor dinate firefightine elforts at two Shallotte area residences. Fire damaged mainly the kitchen area of a two-story home behind Smitty's Fix-It Shop late Thursday afternoon. Earlier in the day. fire fighters could do nothing to save a mobile home on Madison Street. Ironically, the homes were located almost directly across the street from one another off Holden Beach Road just outside the Shallotte lim its. Evans said both fires started af ter pans were left unattended on stoves. "Don't ever leave a pan on the stove." the fire chief cautioned Fri day. one day too late for the two homeowners. Firefighters were called to the Madison Street blaze around noon Thursday and found smoke pouring mm Donations Sought For Smith Family The South Brunswick Islands Optimist Club is collecting money, clothing and other supplies for the Paul Smith family of Shallotle. The family's home off Holden Beach Road was damaged by fire last Thursday. The club is accepting donations of money, clothing, kitchen goods, food, toiletries and other items. Anyone interested in donating should call Joe Gore at 754-9139. Items also may be dropped off at Brunswickland Realty at Holden Beach. from a single-wide mobile home. "When we got there the heat was inside the kitchen and the trailer was completely locked up," Evans said. "The guy had left a pot on the stove. He had gone to Shallotte anil when he came back he found us there." Evans. \sho did not know the homeowner's name, said the trailer was a total loss. "The fire spread all over the whole house. It gutted the whole house." In addition to Civietown Volun teer l ire Department, firefighters from Tri-Beach. Supply and Shal lotte responded to the blaze. Evans said firefighters remained on the scene for approximately two hours and were still at the Civietown fire station when the second house fire was reported around 4 p.m. The chief said someone was cooking on the stove at the Paul Smith residence and went outside momentarily to check on something. When he returned to the kitchen, the stove was on fire. "It did a number in the kitchen and hallway, and there was smoke and water damage in the rest of the house," said Evans, who estimated the damage between $20.(K)0 and S25.000. At one point, Evans said there were about 50 firefighters at the scene from Civietown. Shallotte, were among the items salvaged from the Smith residence last Thursday. A volunteer fireman feeds hose through a sliding front door. Sociology Professor To Be Guest Speaker For King Day Fred D. Hall. Ph.D., assistant pro fessor of sociology at ihe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be the featured speaker Friday at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at Brunswick Community College. The event begins at 7 p m. in the BCC Student Center. Hall will share his thoughts on "Keeping the Dream Alive." Hall's teach ing and research interests focus on race relations and industrial relations, with attention to the issues of pover ty, unemploy ment and labor IIAI.I. markets. He holds master's and doc toral degrees from UNC-CH and a bachelor's degree from Frances Marion College in South Carolina. He taught briefly at Wittenburg University in Springfield. Ohio, be fore returning to UNC-CH for post doctoral studies and a faculty ap pointment. Also on Friday's program will be music by the Cedar Grove Young Adult Choir, The Kingsway Trio, the Mt Hebron AMh Zion Church Inspirational Choir of Hallsboro and BCC Visiting Artist Jon Thornton. Also participating will be the South Brunswick High School Army JROTC Color Guard, directed by Col. Willie Gore (U.S. Army re tired); Dick Lee. news and public af fairs director, WCCA; the Rev. Dr. Richard Warner, pastor of St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church; BCC President W Michael Reaves and BCC AV Technician Adrea Womble, who will introduce Hall. Medical Group Complete Primary Care Y rkJU^i Adults v kt\ * Chiluren Hospital > ^ < Minor Care \ y Emergencies U Lee Langston, MD ? Jon Langston, PAC ? Roger F. Nelson, MD We have 2 locations for your convenience ? Shallotte Seaside 341 Whiteville Rd.(Hwy. 130 W) Seaside Plaza (Jet. Hwy. 179 & 904) 'l, 754-8731 579-8512 I ui Call for appointment-Vacationers & Walk-ins Welcome, ? _________ m Tri-Beach. Supply and Waccamaw VI:I)s. Firefighters (ought the blaze for approximately four hours. Evans said firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the kitchen area in part because of a quick re sponse. 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