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Wilmington Fire Department

Second fire strikes home in 24 hours

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WFD fire crews responded to a residential structure fire at 307 Calhoun Drive this morning. The fire has been extinguished at this time and is in investigative mode. Full story...
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Firefighters hurt fighting apartment fire

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Two Wilmington firefighter were taken to the hospital with minor burns while fighting a fire at Osprey Landing Apartments on Fall Drive. A WFD spokesman said the firefighters were hurt by falling debris. Full story...
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Diligence, WFD practice for fire onboard

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video If you noticed more activity than usual on the downtown Wilmington waterfront today, it was from a Coast Guard and Fire Department drill. It was one test that Douglas Goodwin, the new commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, thinks is very important. Full story...
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Stove fire damages mobile home

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The call came in a little after 7 a.m. Wilmington firefighters found smoke coming from a mobile home off of Oleander Drive. No one was inside. Full story...
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Cigarette blamed for fire that killed Wilmington man

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An elderly man is dead after an afternoon fire in Wilmington, and investigators say an improperly discarded cigarette was the cause. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: MLK back open after man rescued from marsh below

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video Firefighters rescued a man who jumped from MLK Parkway into the marsh below. MLK was shutdown heading out of downtown for more than an hour as they worked. Full story...
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Fallen firefighter's legacy rings on

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Family and friends honored the memory of a fallen firefighter today. Capt. John Miller died in a helicopter crash off Carolina Beach Road in 2008. A brass bell was dedicated in his name at Cape Fear Community College's Safety Training Center. Full story...
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WTC pieces find permanent home in Wilmington

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videoTwo steel beams from the collapsed World Trade Center have arrived in Wilmington. Firefighters picked up the artifacts earlier this week and brought them back to town for a special reception. Full story...
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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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