John Davis Jr. (Photo: Kenly Volunteer Fire Dept./ WTVD)
3 months ago
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Kenly firefighter dies after responding to wreck

A Kenly firefighter died from a heart attack after helping at a wreck Saturday evening.
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3 months ago
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Firefighter loses home to fire

A community is coming together around an Onslow County firefighter who lost his home to a fire Tuesday afternoon.
Firefighters from across the state went to CFCC's North campus this weekend to train in a variety of fire safety courses. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
7 months ago
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Hundreds of firefighters continue safety education at CFCC

Firefighters from across the state went to CFCC's North campus this weekend to train in a variety of fire safety courses.
Wilmington firefighter grabs his jacket to go out on a call. (Photo By: Alexa Block/WWAY)
7 months ago
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Firefighters spend Christmas serving the community

While many celebrated Christmas, it was just another day for Wilmington fire fighters when it comes to work.
Fire at an apartment complex in Wilmington
1 year ago
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Fire damages two apartments in Wilmington

Wilmington Firefighters responded to a fire at a Wilmington apartment complex Thursday evening.
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1 year ago
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Firefighters search for historic sailboat’s original owner

A sailboat built in the late 50s has found its way to the Grissettown Longwood Fire and Rescue. Now firefighters are trying to find the owners of the historic boat.
Fire destroys firefighter’s home
2 years ago
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Fire destroys firefighter’s home

A Brunswick County firefighter lost his home to a fire overnight. Two firefighters were injured while battling the fire as well.
New Hanover County firefighter dies during training exercise
3 years ago
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New Hanover County firefighter dies during training exercise

A New Hanover County fire captain has died from an apparent heart attack while participating in a training exercise.
343 Memorial Ride remembers fallen 9/11 firefighters
3 years ago
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343 Memorial Ride remembers fallen 9/11 firefighters

Motorcyclists revved their engines and showed off their red white and blue at a motorcycle ride in honor of those who died on the September 11th. The 343 memorial ride remembers the 343 firefighters that died trying to save lives on 9/11.
North Carolina native among firefighters killed in Arizona wildfire
3 years ago
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North Carolina native among firefighters killed in Arizona wildfire

One of the 19 firefighters killed battling an Arizona wildfire was born and raised in western North Carolina. Eric Marsh, 43, grew up in Ashe County, but became hooked on firefighting while studying biology at Arizona State University, said Leanna Racquer, the ex-wife of his cousin.