“We make sure everybody’s accounted for; then we just light it up and let it go,” New Hope Fire Department Chief Mike Tapp says during a controlled burn of a vacant house at the future Carraway Village development in northern Chapel Hill on Saturday, July 8, 2017.
“We make sure everybody’s accounted for; then we just light it up and let it go,” New Hope Fire Department Chief Mike Tapp says during a controlled burn of a vacant house at the future Carraway Village development in northern Chapel Hill on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Mark Schultz mschultz@heraldsun.com
“We make sure everybody’s accounted for; then we just light it up and let it go,” New Hope Fire Department Chief Mike Tapp says during a controlled burn of a vacant house at the future Carraway Village development in northern Chapel Hill on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Mark Schultz mschultz@heraldsun.com

Big blaze in Chapel Hill, just the way firefighters planned it

July 08, 2017 2:35 PM