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Wilmington Fire Department

UPDATE: Police charge man with arson after apartment fire

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videoPolice arrested an arson suspect in connection to a fire that sparked at an apartment building last night. Wilmington Police later arrested an arson suspect in connection to the fire, according to dispatchers. Full story...
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House fire rekindles, no injuries reported

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Wilmington fire officials were called back out to a scene Thursday morning due to a rekindled house fire. Full story...
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Foundation for new Wilmington fire station poured

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Foundation was poured at the future location of Wilmington Fire Department Station 3 on Cinema Drive. Full story...
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Fire department merger on the horizon?

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videoShould Wilmington and New Hanover County merge their fire departments? That was the question a new report hoped to answer. It is a report weighing the pros and cons of a possible merger between the two departments. Full story...
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WFD raises smoke alarm awareness after fatal fire

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videoAfter a fatal fire on Peachtree Ave last week, the Wilmington Fire Department decided to walk the neighborhood, educate neighbors and install smoke alarms in home that need them. Full story...
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Mugsy's Pub fire cause undetermined

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department responded before 9 a.m. to a fire at a building at 202 Princess St. in downtown Wilmington. The address is listed for Mugsy's Pub. Full story...
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No smoke detectors in home where man died

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department said the home where a man died in a house fire did not have smoke detectors. The cause, however, is still under investigation. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Victim identified in deadly fire

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video The Wilmington Fire Department says one person is dead after a house fire last night. It happened at Peachtree Avenue and 44th Street around 11 p.m. Full story...
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Search for man who jumped in Cape Fear River to resume in morning

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Witnesses say they saw a white man jumped into the river, and started to float up the river towards the Coast Guard Diligence before losing sight of him. Full story...
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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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