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Wilmington firefighters take annual physical test

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video Wilmington firefighters tested their agility and dexterity today. The test included performing tasks similar to those they would encounter in an actual fire. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: House fire sparks with residents, infant inside

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Flames destroyed a Wilmington home with residents inside after a pot was left unattended in the kitchen. Full story...
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Two dogs die in house fire

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videoTwo dogs died in a house fire on Noland Drive in New Hanover County around 2 p.m. Investigators say the owner of the home said she was sleeping when a fire started in the kitchen ad quickly spread to the attic. Full story...
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Fire destroys Calabash strip mall

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videoAn early-morning fire in Calabash destroyed a strip mall on Carter Drive. Firefighters got the call at 12:20 a.m. They arrived on scene a few minutes later, but flames were already shooting through the roof of 947 Bistro & Pub. Full story...
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Woods fire in Leland

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video The NC Forestry Service says firefighters are battling a woods fire in Leland, Friday night. Full story...
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Resident begins fighting flames after fire sparks near home

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Two sheds caught fire in the yard of a Wilmington home early Tuesday, and one of the residents tries fighting the fire himself. Full story...
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Campfire sparks larger outdoor fire in New Hanover Co.

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A campfire sparked a larger outdoor fire in New Hanover County overnight Monday. Full story...
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Congregation builds a new church

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video It has been more than two years since the historic Blackwell AME Zion Church in Leland burned to rubble and ashes. It was one of three suspicious fires in the area the week of September 19, 2010. This weekend, the congregation celebrated its plans to rebuild. Full story...
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Leland church set to rebuild more than two years after fire

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videoMore than two years after fire destroyed their church, a Leland congregation is ready to rebuild. Blackwell AME Zion Church burned down in the early morning of September 19, 2010 Full story...
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Two teens arrested for mobile home fire

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested two females for burning down a mobile home last week. On Friday, deputies responded to a structure fire on Fontana Road. After interviewing several people and speaking with neighbors, detectives arrested Summer Lentz and Kandice Long for burning an uninhabited house and breaking and entering. Full story...
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