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Wilmington Fire Department

Police believe gangs tied to shooting, stabbing

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video Wilmington Police say a man showed up at a Wilmington fire station this afternoon with stab wounds. Sgt. Curt Stansbury says a woman drove the man to the back of the fire station at 8th and Market streets a little after 1 p.m. Full story...
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Gas leak causes home evacuations, road closures

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video About 12 homes on Pine Valley Drive were evacuated after private contractors accidentally nicked the gas line near S. College Street. Full story...
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Man shot on Mercer Avenue

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A man was shot in the leg just before 7 p.m. Friday evening. New Hanover County dispatch said it happened on Mercer Avenue near Wakefield Road. Full story...
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House fire off Masonboro Sound Road under control

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The Wilmington Fire Department says a house fire off Masonboro Sound Road in Wilmington is under control. According to WFD, neighbors called in the fire a little after 2 p.m. Full story...
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No one hurt in overnight apartment fire

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videoA passerby may have saved the lives of those inside a Wilmington apartment complex that caught fire overnight. The Wilmington fire department says a passerby spotted a fire at 1206 Columbus Circle just before 3 a.m. and told those inside to get out. Full story...
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Training, preparedness credited for saving deputy fire chief, wife from fire

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videoLittle is left of a New Hanover County home after a fire early this morning. The victims are a Carolina Beach firefighter and his wife. Full story...
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Cannonball found in building wall

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videoWilmington fire and police departments responded Monday afternoon to 43rd Street near Wrightsville Avenue after a report that a cannonball had been found, said a Wilmington Fire Department battalion chief. Full story...
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Crews battle fires in frigid cold; one home destroyed

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department quickly put out a fire at a home on N. Kerr Ave. this afternoon. In Columbus County an early-morning fire destroyed a home. Full story...
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Crews repair Wilmington gas leak, warn drivers of odor & black ice

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A gas leak in Wilmington is contained and roads are back open this morning after crews say they found a malfunction sparked the leak. Full story...
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Boat fire in Wilmington put out, no one hurt

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videoCrews responded to a boat fire in Wilmington Sunday morning. The Wilmington Fire Department says when they arrived to Airlie Road just after 9 a.m., heavy flames were coming from the back of the boat. Crews were able to knock out the fire quickly. Full story...
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Apartment fire ruled intentional

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videoAn apartment building in Wilmington caught fire Saturday, and investigators say it was intentionally set. Full story...
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Investigators say Pine Valley fire was arson

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says there is $25,000 worth of damage to a home set on fire last night. Investigators says someone broke into the home on Pine Valley Drive and set a mattress on fire. Full story...
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UPDATE: Crews say house fire suspicious

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Wilmington Fire Department and New Hanover County Fire Department crews are calling a house fire Wednesday night suspicious. Full story...
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Cigarette blamed for apartment fire overnight

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says improperly discarded smoking material led to a fire that ripped through an apartment complex overnight that forced nearly 20 people from their homes. Full story...
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Morning fire ruled an accident

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a house fire this early this morning was an accident. Crews responded to the call around 6 a.m. at 1005 N. Kerr Ave. Full story...
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