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Franklinton Car Meets 18-Wheeler on Perry Chapel Church Road

I’d love to tell you this was a horrific and intense accident. But if I did, I’d be lying. Thankfully it just appears two strangers had an opportunity to meet and get to know each other a little better. It did not appear that anyone was injured. But then again I didn’t see an ambulance. It could be one left ... Read More »

Quick Thinking Saves Youngsville Residents in House Fire

On a bright blue sky Friday afternoon around 2 PM a call was received by 911 in Franklin County that the occupants of a house at 1425 Moores Pond Road heard some “crackling” in the attic and saw some light smoke. It was only about five minutes later that the smoke turned to fire and in the mean time the ... Read More »

Very Smart Franklinton Homeowner Shuts Door on Fire

This afternoon at just before 5 PM the call went out for first responders to please hop on over to a home on fire in Franklinton at 202 Lee Street. The home is owned by Jean Bassett and Kay Ellington of Youngsville, according to property records. The amazing Franklinton Fire Department, Youngsville Fire Department, Franklin County EMS, and Franklinton Police ... Read More »

Youngsville Firefighter – Early Morning Hero

This morning just after 7 AM, Youngsville firefighter Terry Perry was pulling up to his friend’s house on Waiters Way in Youngsville, bringing him a bit of breakfast. Terry was just doing a nice thing for his friend Ransom Bennett who lives there. But it turns out he was about to trade in a nice gesture into saving the life ... Read More »

Man Burns Girlfriends Truck to Ground in Franklinton

A little before 6 AM this morning Korey was driving to work at Canyon Stone when the engine on his vehicle stopped running. He skillfully managed to pull it over into the NAPA Auto Parts store parking lot in downtown Franklinton. Korey said he started to walk over to the nearby Exxon station to call for a little help when ... Read More »

Youngsville FD Battles CaptiveAire Brush Fire and Wins

This afternoon at 3:59 PM the call went out to Youngsville Fire Department to hurry on over to Northbrook Drive and douse a quickly spreading brush fire that was across from CaptaiveAire but closer to Canyon Stone Manufacturing. Franklinton Fire Department was called upon as well. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and it was reportedly ... Read More »

Youngsville House Fire Burns Out Sanchez Family

On Wednesday afternoon at 12:33 PM the call went out for a residential structure fire at 409 North Raleigh Farms Road in Youngsville. The residence was the home of the Sanchez family who has lived there for the past 16 years. The family reported the fire began after a strange outage of their electricity and appeared to begin in the ... Read More »

Franklinton Fire Department Deals With Power Struggle

At 4:46 PM the call went out for a residential structure fire in Franklinton at 215 S. Hillsborough Street. Units from the Franklinton Fire Department responded while Youngsville Fire Department was dispatched and standing by in case additional assistance was needed. According to Assistant Chief Goswick the source of the problem was an overloaded electrical panel that was located on ... Read More »