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New Hanover County Fire Rescue

No one hurt after morning garage fire

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videoNo one was hurt in a fire that started in a detached garage at 930 Wordsworth Dr. in Kings Grant. When firefighters arrived at 7:30 a.m., they say smoke was coming from the garage. Full story...
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New Hanover mobile home damaged in fire

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A mobile home at 7006 Chewning St. in northern New Hanover County was a total loss after a fire Thursday afternoon, a county fire official said. Full story...
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Multiple homes burned in Crestwood Estates, man gets elderly woman out

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videoA fire spread through several homes in the Crestwood Estates neighborhood of New Hanover County this afternoon. Full story...
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Owner says fire that destroyed business was arson

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After four hours of battling the flames crews finally have extinguished a fire at a Wilmington business. Now a joint task force made up of the Wilmington Fire Department, New Hanover County Fire Rscue and the ATF is trying to figure out what started the fire. Full story...
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Family escapes house fire in New Hanover County

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videoAn evening fire damaged a home in the Kings Grant area. New Hanover County firefighters with Wilmington crews assisting say around 8 p.m. Thursday they responded to a home at 1129 Cheryl Lane off of N. Kerr Ave. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. firefighter charged with DWI

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videoA New Hanover County firefighter has been charged with DWI in Brunswick County. A Brunswick County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said Brett Pierce was charged Saturday. Full story...
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Lack of hydrants nearby may have doomed house to fire

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videoAs the shell of the home still smolders in Porters Neck, neighbors and firefighters are openly discussing how things could have turned out differently. Despite the fact that the home on Bald Eagle Lane sits just yards from the Intracoastal Waterway, it was a lack of water that ultimately led to its demise. Full story...
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Hundreds gather to say goodbye to fallen firefighter

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video Hundreds of firefighters from across our area came together Saturday to pay tribute to New Hanover County Fire Rescue Capt. David Heath. Full story...
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Memorial services this weekend for firefighter who died during training

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videoTwo memorial services are planned this weekend for a New Hanover County firefighter who died during training this week. New Hanover County Fire Rescue Capt. David Heath, 48, died from an apparent heart attack while participating in a training exercise at the Safety Training Center at Cape Fear Community College's North Campus Monday. Full story...
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Lightning sparks fire in New Hanover County home

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videoWhile most of you may have enjoyed a sunny day on this Labor Day, a stray thunderstorm left one new hanover county home on fire. Full story...
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Firefighters fill their boots for a good cause

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videoNew Hanover County Fire Rescue filled their boots at several locations beginning Friday in an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Full story...
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Firefighters kick off 'Fill the Boot' campaign to fight MDA

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videoFirefighters are kicking off their boots this weekend, but they're still working hard. From 8 a.m. till 8 p.m now through Sunday, they are asking you to fill their boots with donations. Full story...
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10-year-old boy honored for saving 5-year-old sister

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video New Hanover County Fire Rescue honored a 10-year-old hometown hero today. Carson Lewis and his five-year-old sister Hailee were swimming in a neighbor's pool last month when he noticed she had slipped out of her tube and had floated to the bottom of the pool. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. wants to explore merging fire service with City of Wilmington

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New Hanover County asked the City of Wilmington to jointly participate in a study as the next step in looking at options for the city and county governing boards to consider in providing fire service to the community. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Firefighter OK after being hit by car

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video A New Hanover County firefighter was injured while responding to a fire this morning, according to New Hanover County Dispatch. Full story...
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