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NEW DETAILS: Victim identified in deadly fire

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video The Wilmington Fire Department says one person is dead after a house fire last night. It happened at Peachtree Avenue and 44th Street around 11 p.m. Full story...
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CB Town Manager: Case closed in arcade fire

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videoTown officials say the investigation into what caused a fire last month at the arcade at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk has been closed with no cause determined. Full story...
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Study recommends Wilmington, New Hanover fire merger

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videoA consultant's study says the advantages of combining fire services in Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. Full story...
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More than 4,000 hogs die in Moore County farm

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A fire at a farm in Moore County has killed more than 4,000 hogs. WRAL-TV reported the fire started around 11 p.m. Wednesday at a 700-acre farm near Eagle Springs. The station reported that the hogs ranged from 14 to 45 pounds. Full story...
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Residents remember boardwalk arcade, other businesses damaged in Carolina Beach fire

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videoInvestigators still do not know what caused the fire yesterday at the Carolina Beach boardwalk. It destroyed the arcade and damaged some neighboring businesses. Now locals, workers and tourists alike are reminiscing about the fun times, and trying to figure out how to rebuild. Full story...
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UPDATE: Carolina Beach Boardwalk still open after fire

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videoFirefighters were still at the Carolina Beach Beach boardwalk Thursday night cleaning up the aftermath of a fire there Thursday morning. But, the town manager said the boardwalk is still open for business. Full story...
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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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