- 5/24/13;Reminder that the Forest City CSD will have a one (1) hour early dismissal on Friday, May 24th.:
- 5/25/13, ANNOUNCEMENT; Family Fun ride has been rerouted: from Waldorf College, down J Street to Golf Course Road, to the Golf Course. At the Golf Course, families will enjoy the build-your-own Trail Mix station and compete in put-put golf then return for the pasta feed and games at Waldorf College. :
Fire Destroys Lumberyard in Garner, Evacuates Homes
SOME RESIDENTS IN GARNER HAD TO EVACUATE THEIR HOMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHEN FIRE SPREAD FROM A GARAGE TO A LUMBER YARD IN THE 300 BLOCK OF EAST FIFTH STREET DOWNTOWN GARNER.
ACCORDING TO GARNER FIRE CHIEF TERRY JASS, THE BLAZE STARTED IN THE GARAGE AT 310 EAST FIFTH STREET JUST AFTER 11PM WEDNESDAY, AND THEN SPREAD TO THE NEARBY MAXYIELD LUMBER. JASS SAID BOTH BUILDINGS BURNED DOWN AND ARE A TOTAL LOSS, BUT THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL UNKNOWN.
:08 seconds Garner fire … “there all day”Garner fire
FIVE HOMES WERE EVACUATED BECAUSE OF CONCERNS THAT THE SMOKE FROM THE LUMBER YARD WAS TOXIC DUE TO BURNING SHINGLES AND FIBERGLASS INSULATION, BUT JASS CONFIRMED RESIDENTS ARE NOW BACK IN THEIR HOMES. NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE FIRE.