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New Hanover County Fire Rescue

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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Two dogs die in house fire

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videoTwo dogs died in a house fire on Noland Drive in New Hanover County around 2 p.m. Investigators say the owner of the home said she was sleeping when a fire started in the kitchen ad quickly spread to the attic. Full story...
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Firehouse donates to fire department

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videoNew Hanover County Fire Rescue will be able to save lives a little faster thanks to a sandwich shop. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated more than $15,000 worth of equipment to the fire department today. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. resolves fire station bed bug problem

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videoA creepy crawly problem has been resolved at several New Hanover County fire stations. We reported last month fire stations were had been battling bed bugs for more than a year. Full story...
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Lightning strike starts fire at home in northern New Hanover

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video A house fire that started after a lightning strike early this morning caused “very extensive” damage to a home in northern New Hanover County, according to fire officials. Full story...
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