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Charlotte Firefighters Save Woman From Burning Home

(CBS Charlotte) — The Charlotte Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire last night in Northwest Charlotte. The fire broke out at a home on Porter St. Upon arrival, Firefighters learned that a woman […]


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More Than 60 Firefighters Battle Charlotte Apartment Fire

(CBS Charlotte) — Shortly after 8:30 last night, Charlotte Firefighters were dispatched to a fire at an apartment complex. More than 60 firefighters battled the blaze that quickly spread through a 22-unit building at Matthews […]


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Local Hero Spotlight: Charlotte Firefighters At Station 39

(CBS Charlotte) — The bell sounds at 2:30 a.m. and the Firefighters who work at Station 39 jump out of bed, throw on their gear within 60 seconds and jump on the Firetruck — en-route […]


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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 Charlotte firefighters and police officers helped evacuate residents from low lying areas following heavy rains that caused flooding. An update issued by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Joint Information Center on Thursday […]

CBS Charlotte–07/12/2013

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Steele Creek Home Destroyed By Fire Hours After Home Invasion

(CBS Charlotte) — An investigation is underway in the Steele Creek area of Charlotte, after a fire destroyed a home early this morning. Police were originally dispatched to the home, located on Cades Cove Drive, […]

CBS Charlotte–05/03/2013

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Meet The QC: Two Charlotte Firefighters Compete In Steak-Over Challenge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — Firefighters from two Charlotte firehouses will compete tomorrow afternoon in the Walmart Steak-Over Challenge. This year, the Walmart Steak-Over Challenge is being held in eight different cities, including the Queen […]

CBS Charlotte–04/12/2013

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Charlotte Hotel Evacuated After Natural Gas Leak

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — Earlier this morning, a Charlotte hotel was evacuated due to a natural gas leak. The Charlotte Fire Department and local authorities were dispatched to the Arlington Suites on South Tryon […]

CBS Charlotte–02/27/2013

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2 Charlotte Firefighters Hurt In Blaze

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — Two Charlotte firefighters have been hurt while fighting a fire at an apartment complex. Firefighters were called to the Tyvola Centre apartments shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. Capt. Rob Brisley […]

CBS Charlotte–02/25/2013

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Best Resources For Emergency Preparedness In Charlotte

Be prepared for these adverse conditions, whether it’s snow, ice, tornado-strength winds, flash flooding, accidental disasters or terrorism.


Music Together should be high on your list of Charlotte's best stuff for preschoolers. (Credit: musictogether.org)

Charlotte’s Best Stuff For Preschoolers

Preschoolers are not just tiny adults. They have minds full of imagination and wonder and are just waiting to soak in the world around them.

CBS Charlotte–01/18/2011