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Wilmington Fire Department

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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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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