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New Hanover County Fire Department

City, county react to fire services consolidation study

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videoA new study suggests the benefits of combining fire services for Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. What does this mean for citizens and what does this mean for jobs in the Cape Fear? Full story...
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Duke Energy investigating after fire at Sutton Plant

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videoDuke Energy and firefighters are investigating to figure out what caused a turbine to catch fire at the Sutton Combined Cycle Plant in New Hanover County overnight. Full story...
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New Hanover mobile home damaged in fire

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A mobile home at 7006 Chewning St. in northern New Hanover County was a total loss after a fire Thursday afternoon, a county fire official said. Full story...
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Firefighter injured Monday released from hospital

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video A New Hanover County Firefighter was injured Monday after a fire spread through several homes in the Crestwood Estates neighborhood of New Hanover County. According to New Hanover County Fire Chief Donnie Hall, Lieutenant Robert Pate was hit by an electrical line while trying to contain the fire. Full story...
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Training, preparedness credited for saving deputy fire chief, wife from fire

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videoLittle is left of a New Hanover County home after a fire early this morning. The victims are a Carolina Beach firefighter and his wife. Full story...
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UPDATE: Crews say house fire suspicious

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Wilmington Fire Department and New Hanover County Fire Department crews are calling a house fire Wednesday night suspicious. Full story...
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Crews contain woods fire

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videoA small woods fire has been contained on Fredrickson Road, according to New Hanover County Dispatch. Full story...
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Flames destroy New Hanover Co. home, residents escape safely

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Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a New Hanover County home overnight. Fire crews say when they arrived at the scene residents who were inside at the time of the fire had escaped before anyone was hurt. Full story...
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UPDATE: Cause of fire near Isabel Holmes Bridge electrical

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video The fire on Point Harbor Road, just across the Isabel Holmes Bridge has been contained. New Hanover County and Wilmington Fire Departments responded to the fire. According to New Hanover County spokesman Charles Smith, the cause of the fire was electrical. Full story...
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Abandoned house catches fire

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videoAn abandoned house caught fire Friday afternoon on Fontana Road near Tahoe Road and Ashley High School. According to Ray Griswald of the New Hanover County Fire Department, crews are still investigating the cause of the fire. Firefighters were still putting out hot spots underneath the floor of the house late this afternoon. No one was injured. Full story...
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Crews respond to potential chemical leak

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New Hanover County Fire Services and Emergency Management responded earlier tonight to what was believed to be a release of sulfur dioxide. Full story...
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Officials say incense to blame for two separate fires

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video New details on two fires in New Hanover County yesterday. Officials say that the same thing is to blame for both incidents. Full story...
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Fire destroys mobile home off Gordon Rd.

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video A fire destroys a mobile home off of Gordon Road early Monday morning. Full story...
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Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings

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video New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night. Full story...
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Firefighters say Fire College training is as real as it gets

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video Class is in session this weekend at Cape Fear Community College's North campus in Castle Hayne. Hundreds of firefighters showed up for Fire College, a different kind of school that does not teach from books. Full story...
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