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Resident begins fighting flames after fire sparks near home
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/12/2013 - 7:21am.

Two sheds caught fire in the yard of a Wilmington home early Tuesday, and one of the residents tries fighting the fire himself.

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Campfire sparks larger outdoor fire in New Hanover Co.
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 7:58am.

A campfire sparked a larger outdoor fire in New Hanover County overnight Monday.

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Congregation builds a new church
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 03/02/2013 - 4:47pm.

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.

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Leland church set to rebuild more than two years after fire
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 1:39pm.

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

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Two teens arrested for mobile home fire
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 6:54pm.

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.

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Manhunt over, waiting on ID of body burned in cabin
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 8:08am.

videoAuthorities in Southern California are waiting for forensic tests to determine whether a body found in a burned-out mountain cabin is the former Los Angeles police officer wanted for murder.

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Abandoned house catches fire
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 4:42pm.

videoAn abandoned house caught fire Friday afternoon on Fontana Road near Tahoe Road and Ashley High School. According to Ray Griswald of the New Hanover County Fire Department, crews are still investigating the cause of the fire. Firefighters were still putting out hot spots underneath the floor of the house late this afternoon. No one was injured.

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Fire under investigation at Carolina Beach motel
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 3:44pm.

video Firefighters are investigating a fire at a Carolina Beach motel. Manager Tammy Rackley says this afternoon the staff at Russo's Motel at 213 Cape Fear Blvd.

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Fire destroys mobile home off Gordon Rd.
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 7:13am.

video A fire destroys a mobile home off of Gordon Road early Monday morning.

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Busy weekend for Brunswick Co. firefighters
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 11:48pm.

video It's been a busy weekend for firefighters in Brunswick County. Crews responded to at least three fires One homeowner was taken to the hospital, and two firefighters received minor injuries.

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