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Duke Energy investigating after fire at Sutton Plant

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videoDuke Energy and firefighters are investigating to figure out what caused a turbine to catch fire at the Sutton Combined Cycle Plant in New Hanover County overnight. Full story...
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Firefighters called to NC nuclear plant

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Firefighters were called to Duke Energy's Harris Nuclear Station near Apex around 5 a.m. Wednesday after an employee reported a fire in an industrial washer. Full story...
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Leland man accused of setting stolen truck on fire

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A Leland man is in custody accused of stealing a truck, and setting it on fire in the woods. A news release said Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Jesse Lynn Williams, 27, at his home Wednesday. Full story...
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Firefighters look for cause after flames spark at Wrightsville Beach home

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Firefighters say flames are out after a fire sparked at a vacant beach home early this morning. Full story...
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State investigates fire that left an elderly Fair Bluff woman dead

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State investigators are looking into a house fire that left a 75-year-old Fair Bluff woman dead. Full story...
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WFD responds to building fire early Saturday

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video Early Saturday morning around 1:40 am, Wilmington Fire Department responded to building on fire at 5906 Park Avenue. Full story...
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No one hurt after church bus catches fire

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videoThe New Hanover County Fire Department responded to a fire on a bus from Wilmington Christian Academy this afternoon. It happened on Grathwol Drive. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud

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A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home. Full story...
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Lightning to blame for fire that destroyed home

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Lightning is believed to be responsible for a house fire off of Hogan Court in New Hanover County. The fire began just after 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, just as a line of strong storms moved through the area. Full story...
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New fire stations plan moving forward

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videoThe planning continues for two new fire stations in Wilmington. The Wilmington City council listened to a presentation from the Wilmington Fire Chief Buddy Martinette on station reconfiguration Tuesday night. Full story...
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Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur

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Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there. Full story...
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Prescribed burn in Wilmington, near ILM airport

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videoIf you were out and about in Wilmington Wednesday afternoon, you might have seen a large cloud of smoke. New Hanover County Dispatch confirmed a prescribed burn near the Northchase area. The smoke could be seen from miles away. Full story...
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Wooster Street fire intentionally set

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a housefire that shut down part of Wooster Street this morning was intentionally set. WDF says Wilmington Police and the Fire Marshal's office are now investigating the fire at 718 Wooster. Full story...
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Thousands of chickens die in Bertie County fire

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Bertie County officials say thousands of chickens were killed in a fire at a farm in Kelford. Full story...
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Fire leaves family of 6 homeless as crews look for cause

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videoThe New Hanover County Fire Department is still investigating a fire that started Saturday night at a house on the 4600 block of Barnards Landing Road. Full story...
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