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05/14/09 — Governor honors firefighters who helped save historic site

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Governor honors firefighters who helped save historic site

By Nick Hiltunen
Published in News on May 14, 2009 1:46 PM

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Gov. Beverly Perdue accepts a Fremont Fire Department patch from firefighters who gathered to accept a signed proclamation honoring their work extinguishing a fire at the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace in January 2008. Ms. Perdue joked that accepting the patch did not violate any ethics rules. Pictured with the governor are Steve Evans, Danny Tillman, Ken Jones and Willie Person. Also honored but not pictured were Durwood Smith, Wesley Wooten and Wayne County Sheriff's Office Lt. Shawn Harris.

Gov. Beverly Perdue honored the firefighters who put out a fire at the Charles B. Aycock birthplace, and the detective who helped track down two alleged arsonists. Ms. Perdue gathered the firefighters, Dirk Smith, Steve Evans, Danny Tillman, Ken Jones,...

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