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Wilmington Fire Department

WTC pieces arrive in Wilmington today

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This afternoon two pieces of the World Trade Center will arrive in the Port City to become parts of monuments to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. One monument will sit at Cape Fear Community College. The other will be at the Wilmington Fire Department's new station at Empie Park. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WFD, CFCC to get pieces of World Trade Center

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Sources tell WWAY Wilmington firefighters will pick up two pieces of the World Trade Center June 6 in New York. The pieces will arrive back here in Wilmington two days later, where they will be unveiled at Independence Mall. Full story...
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No one hurt in apartment fire

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Wilmington firefighters responded to an apartment fire at 1328 Wellington Ave. around 6:19 this morning. The fire was quickly knocked down and contained to the area where it started. Full story...
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Cat killed in house fire

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WFD crews responded to a residential structure fire at 2111 Creecy Ave. The fire was quickly docked down. A primary search revealed all clear, however, on secondary search a cat was found to have perished in the fire. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Strip club fire ruled arson

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WFD crews responded this morning at 5:10 am to a structure fire at 6768 Market Street, Private Dancer. Investigators have determined that the fire was intentionally set and is now a criminal investigation Full story...
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WFD: Cigarette sparked fire that destroyed house

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The Wilmington Fire Department says a cigarette is to blame for a weekend house fire. The fire broke out Saturday morning at 629 Woodlawn Avenue. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Fire victim speaks about the devastating blaze

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video An early morning blaze destroys a Wilmington home. Full story...
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Former Wilmington Fire Chief, councilman mourned

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A former Wilmington Fire Chief died yesterday morning. Robert D. Shipp had just turned 94. Full story...
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Cement truck accident blocking Carolina Beach Road

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The Wilmington Fire Department says an accident involving a cement truck is blocking traffic on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington. Full story...
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Fire sends one person to hospital with burns

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Wilmington firefighters responded this morning to a house fire at 1317 Audobon Drive. Full story...
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Firefighters honored for 'Fill the Boot' success

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The chilly weather today was perfect for a big bowl of chili. The Wilmington Fire Department's Station 8 crew received a special lunch today, served up by their chief. Full story...
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WFD to tear down fire station with mold

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The Wilmington Fire Department says a report from the industrial hygienist that conducted the mold analysis of Station 2 at Empie Park indicates several types of mold were found and some were at elevated levels. Full story...
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PETA honors WFD for saving cats

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The animal rights group PETA is honoring the Wilmington Fire Department for some recent work. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighters revive kittens after house fire

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video A fire broke out Wednesday afternoon in downtown Wilmington. Luckily, no people were hurt in the fire and firefighters managed to save two kittens that nearly died in the house. Full story...
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ILM reports record number of passengers in September

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The economy may be hurting, but it's not apparent at Wilmington International Airport, which recorded the best numbers for passengers during the month of September. Full story...
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