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Wilmington Fire Department

Gas leak causes Wilmington residents to evacuate

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Wilmington fire crews have evacuated several residents, and closed down the 500 Block of S. 7th St., after workers hit a gas line. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire Department responds to house fire

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The Wilmington Fire Department responded to a house fire tonight on Ann Street in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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WFD rolls out old engine, rolls in new

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video It was out with the old, and in with the new today. The Wilmington Fire Department welcomed a new truck for station No. 5. Full story...
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Prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park

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videoThe City of Wilmington has scheduled a prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park on S. 17th Street. Crews will burn approximately 30 acres at the park. Full story...
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Crew members from ship at port go to hospital

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video Four crew members from a ship at the State Port of Wilmington went to the hospital this morning. Full story...
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Bar employees rescue man from early-morning fire

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videoA fire broke out around 1:30 this morning in an apartment above a Downtown Wilmington bar. When two bar employees heard the alarm, instead of running away, they ran to help. Full story...
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Firefighters say Fire College training is as real as it gets

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video Class is in session this weekend at Cape Fear Community College's North campus in Castle Hayne. Hundreds of firefighters showed up for Fire College, a different kind of school that does not teach from books. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire battalion chief charged with DWI

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video A Wilmington Fire Department battalion chief is off the job after being arrested on a drunk driving charge. Wilmington Police arrested James Casteen Sunday night on a DWI charge. Full story...
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House fire kills family's dog

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video A fire in Wilmington last night killed a family pet and caused significant damage to the home. The Wilmington Fire Department says crews responded to the home at 725 Ivey Circle around 11:30 p.m. Full story...
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Police say apparent suicide led to Hazmat situation

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video Wilmington Police say officers responding to an apparent suicide had to call in a HAZMAT team to a home at 2004 Market Street last night. Full story...
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Emergency crews respond to home off Market Street; one confirmed dead

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video Market Street is reduced to three lanes at 20th Street while the Wilmington Police and Fire Department investigate a hazardous materials incident. Full story...
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Robot helps WFD deal with Hazmat situations

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video Wilmington Fire and Hazmat crews demonstrated how their department's robot works today. Its nickname is Wall-E, and it's used to detect and monitor chemicals in the air. Full story...
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Autopsy scheduled for homeless found dead, burned

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An autopsy is scheduled for a homeless man investigators found dead and burned at a homeless camp in the woods. Wilmington Police got a call Sunday morning from a man who said his friend was dead from a fire at their camp in the woods near 16th and Kidder Streets. Full story...
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Firefighters respond to house fire in Wilmington

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The Wilmington Fire Department responded to a house fire Thursday night. The fire was off Independence Blvd near River Road and was set back about 200 yards in the woods in an abandoned house. Full story...
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Safety Officials pitch in for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Wilmington Police and Fire Departments are teaming up to help improve child safety. Full story...
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