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Wilmington Fire Department

Fire kills one person in Wilmington

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Wilmington Fire Department says one person is dead after a house fire in the Port City. 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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UPDATE: Both drivers charged after crash takes out fire hydrant

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videoWilmington Police say alcohol was a factor in a traffic accident this afternoon that took out a fire hydrant. Full story...
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Study recommends Wilmington, New Hanover fire merger

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videoA consultant's study says the advantages of combining fire services in Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. Full story...
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Disaster preparedness fair educates public

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video In honor of national disaster preparedness month, The Cape Fear Volunteer Center hosted a fair at the Independence Mall on Saturday. They were joined with the Wilmington Fire Department, Emergency Management, The National Weather Service, and Disaster One all which were giving out information to the public to prepared them for any disaster that could happen. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire Department breaks ground for new station

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department broke ground for its new fire station on Cinema Drive today. The $3.4 million station will replace Station 3 on Princess Place Drive and Station 4 on Wallace Avenue. Full story...
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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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