Officials say a truck carrying hazardous materials rolled over on Highway 74/76 early this morning. (Photo courtesy: Vanessa Jeffress)
2 months ago
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Truck carrying hazmat materials crashes, closes highway

A busy highway in the Cape Fear region is back open after a crash involving a truck carrying hazardous materials.
UPDATE: Leak contained at DuPont plant in Bladen County
2 years ago
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UPDATE: Leak contained at DuPont plant in Bladen County

After a leak at the DuPont Fayetteville Works Plant on Highway 87 in Bladen County, the company says no one in the community needs to take action.
Crews respond to potential chemical leak
3 years ago
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Crews respond to potential chemical leak

New Hanover County Fire Services and Emergency Management responded earlier tonight to what was believed to be a release of sulfur dioxide.
Marine charged after Morehead City hotel evacuated
3 years ago
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Marine charged after Morehead City hotel evacuated

A Camp Lejeune Marine has been arrested after a hotel in Morehead City was evacuated for about five hours. Morehead City police and fire officials evacuated the hotel and two nearby restaurants Monday morning after getting a report that someone had threatened to commit suicide using chlorine.
Police say apparent suicide led to Hazmat situation
3 years ago
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Police say apparent suicide led to Hazmat situation

Wilmington Police say officers responding to an apparent suicide had to call in a HAZMAT team to a home at 2004 Market Street last night.
Robot helps WFD deal with Hazmat situations
3 years ago
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Robot helps WFD deal with Hazmat situations

Wilmington Fire and Hazmat crews demonstrated how their department's robot works today. Its nickname is Wall-E, and it's used to detect and monitor chemicals in the air.
Store’s hazmat scare draws Customs, Homeland Security
3 years ago
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Store’s hazmat scare draws Customs, Homeland Security

A scare at a Wilmington business this morning. Jugs of liquid found in a shipping container led to an evacuation, while police, US Customs and even Homeland Security got involved.
ONLY ON 3: Clean up continues for Wilmington meth lab
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Clean up continues for Wilmington meth lab

After drugs and other items used to make meth were removed from an apartment in Wimbledon Chase over the weekend, residents say investigators have been working to clear the apartment. Some neighbors say they are concerned that the toxins from the lab may have gotten into their apartments.
Bladen gas leak sends more than 50 people to the hospital
5 years ago
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Bladen gas leak sends more than 50 people to the hospital

A gas leak at a blueberry warehouse in Bladen County sent more than 50 people to the hospital overnight.
Strange odor at apartment complex isn’t harmful
6 years ago
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Strange odor at apartment complex isn’t harmful

Hazmat officials believe the strange odor at The Pines Apartments came from a pest-control bomb, or cleaning products.