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Wilmington Fire Department

One person injured after trench collapse

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says one person was taken to the hospital after a trench collapse this afternoon. It happened in a construction site in the 3800 block of Independence Blvd. Full story...
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WFD given OK to 'overhire' six firefighters

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videoThe Wilmington City Council gave the OK for resolution supporting the Wilmington Fire Department to 'overhire' six firefighters. Full story...
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Firefighters learn how to survive

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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. Full story...
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WFD honors lives lost on 9/11

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department hosted a ceremony this morning to honor the lives lost 13 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters along with the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and members of the community came together to pledge never to forget. 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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WFD responds to building fire early Saturday

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video Early Saturday morning around 1:40 am, Wilmington Fire Department responded to building on fire at 5906 Park Avenue. Full story...
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Arson suspected in car found on fire in yard

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Wilmington Police and the Wilmington Fire Department are investigating after a car was found on fire in the 600 block of Jennings Drive Friday morning. Full story...
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City moves forward with Cinema Dr. location

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videoThe Wilmington City Council voted to move forward with building a new fire station on Cinema Drive. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud

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A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home. Full story...
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New fire stations plan moving forward

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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. Full story...
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Wooster Street fire intentionally set

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a housefire that shut down part of Wooster Street this morning was intentionally set. WDF says Wilmington Police and the Fire Marshal's office are now investigating the fire at 718 Wooster. Full story...
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Car catches fire after crash at corner near Wilmington fire station

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Police and fire crews are investigating a morning crash after officers say one of the cars caught flames near a Wilmington fire station. Full story...
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Third fire this year at apartment complex intentionally set

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videoInvestigators say an early-morning fire at a wilmington apartment complex was intentionally set. It's the third fire at Colonial Grand in the last few months, and it has some residents concerned. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire Department honors fallen heroes

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department honors one of its fallen heroes today. Firefighter Joe Willard died in the line of duty June 17, 1893. Full story...
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WPD: Investigators rule fire found at Wilmington home as arson

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videoPolice say a fire found burning at a Wilmington home by an officer patrolling the area over the weekend was intentionally set. Full story...
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