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WFD given OK to 'overhire' six firefighters

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videoThe Wilmington City Council gave the OK for resolution supporting the Wilmington Fire Department to 'overhire' six firefighters. Full story...
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Firefighters learn how to survive

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videoThey say you can never stop learning, and that was case for more than 20 firefighters in New Hanover County today. The rescue workers put their skills to the test, and learned tricks of the trade at the fourth annual rapid intervention team school this week at CFCC. Full story...
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New fire stations plan moving forward

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videoThe planning continues for two new fire stations in Wilmington. The Wilmington City council listened to a presentation from the Wilmington Fire Chief Buddy Martinette on station reconfiguration Tuesday night. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighters put through paces in annual physical test

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department held its annual job-related physical assessments today, which puts firefighters through a series of physical tests. They perform on-the-job routine tasks like moving ladders, carrying hoses and dragging a 165-pound dummy. Full story...
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City Council protests stop for now

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videoSupporters of pay increases for Wilmington Police and Firefighter employees have stopped demonstrating at Wilmington Council Meetings for now. Full story...
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Firefighters bike from 'Ground Zero' to remember fallen heroes

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videoFirefighters from New York are showing their support of the navy seal community. They’re riding their bikes from ground zero to Fort Pierce, Florida, with a brief stop here in the Port City. With them is a 14-foot steel beam from the world trade center 9/11 attack. Full story...
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Firefighters investigate Carolina Beach house fire

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video Firefighters investigate cause of a house fire in the 200 block of Annie Drive in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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WFD unveils new firefighter monument

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video The Wilmington Fire Department is honoring fallen firefighters both locally and across the country with the unveiling of a new monument. Full story...
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Crews respond to house fire in Brunswick County

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video Firefighters in Brunswick County responded to a house fire earlier tonight. Full story...
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Caldwell wildfire under control

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Authorities say a wildfire that in northwest Caldwell County is now under control. Full story...
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