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Leland Fire Department

Highway 17 back open after accident closes down lanes

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Highway 17 heading into Wilmington is back open after an accident near the Highway 421 split shut down the road as crews cleaned up the crash, according to Brunswick County dispatchers. Full story...
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Leland home destroyed in fire

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A family is homeless after a fire demolished their house in Magnolia Greens. Brunswick County Fire Marshal Scott Garner said "It's destroyed. Everything." Full story...
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Fire out at Victaulic plant near Leland

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videoFirefighters have put out a fire at a factory near Leland. Leland Fire Chief John Grimes says the fire broke out this afternoon inside a machine inside Victaulic off US 74/76. Full story...
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Neighbors come together to help families who lost their homes in Leland fire

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videoTwo families are picking up the pieces after losing their homes in a fire yesterday afternoon. Now a community is coming together. Full story...
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StarNews: Fire destroys two homes in Windsor Park neighborhood

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videoWhat caused a fire to ignite and destroy side-by-side homes in Leland on Sunday is the center of an ongoing investigation. The fire, which started between 1190 and 1188 Amber Pines Drive in the Windsor Park neighborhood, was reported about 3:20 p.m. Full story...
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Fire in Brunswick County marshes

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video Leland officials are on site at a fire in the wetlands off of US17 in Brunswick County. The fire began around 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon and is contained at this point. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Full story...
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One dead in wreck on River Road in Brunswick County

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video One person is dead after a collision on River Road (NC 133) south of Leland. Leland Fire Chief John Grimes says a woman died in the crash between a SUV and a box truck. Full story...
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Leland Fire Rescue wins state paramedic competition

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Members of the Leland Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department brought home top honors in a state paramedic competition. Paramedics Chris Watford and Michael Herbert won first place in the North Carolina Office of EMS Paramedic Competition at the NC Emergency Medicine Today conference in Greensboro. Full story...
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Leland Fire Department's $1M grant to benefit whole county

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A $1 million federal grant for the Leland Fire Department will benefit the whole county. Leland got the Assistance to Firefighters grant on behalf of the Brunswick County Fire Chief's Association. Full story...
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Leland, Bald Head fire departments get federal money

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Two fire departments in Brunswick County are getting help from the federal government. Leland Fire Rescue and the Bald Head Island Fire Department are each getting money from the the US Department of Homeland Security for operations and safety improvements. Full story...
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