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Wilmington Fire Department

FIRST ON 3: Former Wilmington firefighter found not guilty of sex crime charges

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video A Bladen County man and former Wilmington firefighter jailed for months in Virginia on sex crime allegations has been found not guilty. Full story...
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Firefighter hurts ankle as fire destroys mobile home

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videoA Wilmington firefighter is recovering after hurting his ankle on a call early this morning. The Wilmington Fire Department responded to 4800 Maple Ave. Lot 9 early this morning and found a mobile home on fire. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighter injured on duty

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A Wilmington firefighter was sent to the hospital after battling a house fire at 1504 Nunn Street Saturday morning. The firefighter's foot went through the floor, according to Wilmington Fire Department Public Information Officer David Hines. The firefighter left the hospital later Saturday with sprained ligaments. The firefighter should be able to return to duty within the next 10 days. Full story...
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WFD battalion chief resigns after suspicion of alcohol at train derailment

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videoA Wilmington Fire Department battalion chief has resigned after he was given a breathalyzer test after showing up to the scene of a train derailment Friday. Full story...
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Love Grove community reacts to train derailment that left them stranded

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videoCrews are finally clearing out of the Love Grove neighborhood after a train derailed, leaving an entire neighborhood trapped. Those who live in the Love Grove Community woke up to a strange sight this morning. But they had no idea the rumbling noise they heard would turn into such a massive ordeal. Full story...
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WFD battalion chief put on unpaid leave after breathalyzer at train derailment

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videoA top Wilmington firefighter has been placed on unpaid administrative leave after an incident this morning at the scene of a train derailment. Full story...
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Fire that closed Carolina Beach Rd. ruled accidental

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videoInvestigators say a fire that closed part of Carolina Beach Road last night was an accident. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire Department responds to residential fire

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Wilmington Fire Department was called to extinguish a residential fire at 2006 Carolina Beach Road, Tuesday evening. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire Department considers building new fire station

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At today's City Council agenda briefing, Wilmington's fire chief revealed his department wants to build another fire station. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. wants to explore merging fire service with City of Wilmington

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New Hanover County asked the City of Wilmington to jointly participate in a study as the next step in looking at options for the city and county governing boards to consider in providing fire service to the community. Full story...
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