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New Hanover County Fire Department

Crews contain flames on shrimp boat

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Fire crews battled flames last night on a shrimp boat in the Seabreeze community. Full story...
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New Hanover, Wilmington firefighters learn to work together

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Firefighters from both the county and the city are going through special training this week to help them better interact with one another in times of need. Since automatic mutual aid dispatching began more than a year ago, the county and the city have responded to about 100 combined calls. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Chicken wings help rescue workers, causes

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Buffalo Wild Wings donated ten cents from every chicken wing it sold last weekend. The 20,000 wings gobbled up meant $2,000 donated to police and firefighters. Full story...
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Fire at firefighter's home ruled an accident

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Fire Marshal Raymond Griswold says the fire on Champlain Drive in New Hanover County is still under investigation. At this point, though, investigators believe it started in the attic, but they are not sure how. Full story...
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School bus rear ends fire truck

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An accident this morning involving a school bus and a fire truck left the bus being towed away. Full story...
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New Hanover County welcomes new firefighters

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It's been a long journey for 21 men and women. Firefighter recruits graduated from a demanding 27-week training academy in the county Monday night. Full story...
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Fire destroys home, kills pets

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The fire destroyed a mobile home off Greenville Loop Road in Wilmington this morning. The two people who lived inside were not home. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Fire merger could cost county $250,000

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videoVolunteer firefighters could get hosed, and taxpayers could pick up the $250,000 tab. Tonight New Hanover County Commissioners will meet to discuss consolidating paid and volunteer fire services, but a merger could be expensive. Full story...
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Fire consolidation questions remain

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Commissioners will vote to consolidate fire services throughout New Hanover County. Full story...
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Volunteer firefighters gather petition against merge plan

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video Firefighters have more than 500 signatures on a petition to try and stop the county from consolidating volunteer fire departments to make two districts in the county. Full story...
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