• 73°

Electrical malfunction caused Tuesday house fire

By Shavonne Potts

Salisbury Post

KANNAPOLIS — An electrical malfunction is what fire officials say was the cause of a Tuesday house fire.

Firefighters from Kannapolis and Landis responded to a fire at 3000 Clermont Ave. around 12:50 p.m.

According to Kannapolis Battalion Chief David Winecoff, the malfunction was the range on the stove in the kitchen.

Winecoff said there was some smoke damage and the family got out of the house safely.

The fire was under control within 12 minutes, he said.

Contact Shavonne Potts at 704-797-4253 or spotts@salisburypost.com.

Comments

Comments closed.

College

College baseball: Top-seeded Arkansas routs NC State 21-2

Crime

Teacher accused of assaulting at-risk teen at New London military-style school

Education

NC court: Students can use constitution to fight bullying

Coronavirus

Vaccine surplus grows as expiration dates loom

Elections

Justice Department will review restrictive voting laws in Republican-controlled states

College

Wake Forest adding Ole Miss graduate transfer Khadim Sy to basketball squad

Local

Gov. Roy Cooper appoints new Rowan County Superior Court judge

BREAKING NEWS

Sheriff’s Office: Gold Hill woman likely killed during break-in

Crime

Fatal car crash turns into homicide investigation

Crime

62-year-old man killed in Wednesday murder

Business

Solar farm plans in Gold Hill met by resident concerns

High School

High school tennis: Salisbury’s Campion/Wymbs, Carson’s Perry/Conrad claim doubles titles

Local

Quotes of the week

Health

Local lawmakers weigh in on state budget process, potential for Medicaid expansion

Local

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black discusses meeting with Department of Justice, calls for action

Nation/World

Senators eye $579 billion in new infrastructure spending as part of $1 trillion plan

Education

School staff members to receive payments from unprecedented RSS bonus package June 23

News

Veto likely for state bill on abortion limits

Coronavirus

Wealthiest nations expected to pledge 1B vaccine doses for world

High School

High school baseball: Raiders win first conference tourney in 18 years

News

North Carolina Senate gives final OK to $2B tax-cut plan

Education

Gov. Cooper visits Knox Middle School teacher, gives TikTok a try

Coronavirus

Salisbury Police officer dies after contracting COVID-19

Education

NC to give out $1 million each to 4 vaccinated residents