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Wilmington Fire Department

Police and Firefighters face off in a Charity hockey game

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videoSeveral members of the Wilmington Police and Fire departments took a break from fighting fire and crime Saturday night to instead raise over 2,000 dollars for charity. Officers laced up their skates and squared off at the Wilmington Icehouse in Ogden, drawing in lots of fans who packed the ice house Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Head-on collision shuts down Castle Hayne Road

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department responded to a head-on collision earlier tonight on Castle Hayne Road and North Kerr Avenue. The accident happened when a sedan collided with an SUV. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Full story...
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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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