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Tar Heel Fire Department

UPDATE: Investigators say firefighter was speeding on way to call when wreck happened

State Highway Patrol Investigators say a Tar Heel firefighter was speeding on his way to a fire call when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into an oncoming car. Full story...

Firefighter honored by Bladen County and fire departments throughout North Carolina

video About 25 different fire departments from throughout North Carolina responded to David Hunsinger Jr.'s last call Sunday. Hunsinger was a firefighter at the Tar Heel Fire Department in Bladen County. Some traveled hours to honor someone they didn't even know. But to them, he was a brother. Full story...

Tar Heel mourns firefighter's death

video Family and friends are mourning the loss of a fallen firefighter, husband, son, brother and friend. The volunteer firefighter died on the way to a call in Bladen County yesterday. Full story...

Fire chief's son killed on way to emergency in Bladen County

A member of the Tar Heel Fire Department has died from injuries suffered in a car accident on the way to an emergency. Bladen County Fire Marshal Bradley Kinlaw said the firefighter was David Hunsinger Jr., the son of Tar Heel Fire Chief David Hunsinger Sr. Full story...