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WFD given OK to 'overhire' six firefighters
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:33pm.

videoThe Wilmington City Council gave the OK for resolution supporting the Wilmington Fire Department to 'overhire' six firefighters.

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Firefighters learn how to survive
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:54pm.

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.

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New fire stations plan moving forward
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:47pm.

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.

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Wilmington firefighters put through paces in annual physical test
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:12pm.

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.

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City Council protests stop for now
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:37pm.

videoSupporters of pay increases for Wilmington Police and Firefighter employees have stopped demonstrating at Wilmington Council Meetings for now.

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Firefighters bike from 'Ground Zero' to remember fallen heroes
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:18pm.

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.

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Firefighters investigate Carolina Beach house fire
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 11:46pm.

video Firefighters investigate cause of a house fire in the 200 block of Annie Drive in Carolina Beach.

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WFD unveils new firefighter monument
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:16pm.

video The Wilmington Fire Department is honoring fallen firefighters both locally and across the country with the unveiling of a new monument.

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Crews respond to house fire in Brunswick County
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 9:43pm.

video Firefighters in Brunswick County responded to a house fire earlier tonight.

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Caldwell wildfire under control
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 8:55am.

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

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