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Prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 8:50am.

videoThe City of Wilmington has scheduled a prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park on S. 17th Street. Crews will burn approximately 30 acres at the park.

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Surf City motel destroyed, one person hurt
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 5:00pm.

videoTiffany's motel went up in flames around 3 a.m. The building was a historic part of Surf City. When the call came in, flames were engulfing Tiffany's motel, and strong winds quickly spread the flames to nearby buildings.

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Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 9:45am.

video New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night.

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Fire in Myrtle Grove area total loss, cause unknown
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 8:08am.

videoCrews are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a Myrtle Grove neighborhood Sunday night.

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Bar employees rescue man from early-morning fire
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 10:47pm.

videoA fire broke out around 1:30 this morning in an apartment above a Downtown Wilmington bar. When two bar employees heard the alarm, instead of running away, they ran to help.

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Firefighters say Fire College training is as real as it gets
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 01/12/2013 - 7:25pm.

video Class is in session this weekend at Cape Fear Community College's North campus in Castle Hayne. Hundreds of firefighters showed up for Fire College, a different kind of school that does not teach from books.

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Shed catches fire and damages two mobile homes
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 01/12/2013 - 7:02pm.

video Crews responded to a fire Saturday afternoon on Davis Lane in Castle Hayne. According to Battalion Chief Mack Smith, the fire started in a shed that was between two mobile homes. It spread to the mobile homes and caused damages. Smith says the mobile homes are not a loss though and can be fixed.

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Controlled burns planned at Camp Lejeune
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 9:15am.

Officials plan controlled burns at Camp Lejeune to reduce the possibility of forest fires. The Camp Lejeune Environmental Management Division has started lighting fires on forestry parts of the base and will continue the process for the next eight months.

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Morning fire kills gospel radio host
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 3:45pm.

video An early-morning fire in Columbus County claimed the life of a local radio broadcaster. Colleagues at WTAB-AM in Tabor City say gospel show host Bobby Pait Sr. died in the fire.

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Lightning strike starts fire at home in northern New Hanover
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 3:55pm.

video A house fire that started after a lightning strike early this morning caused “very extensive” damage to a home in northern New Hanover County, according to fire officials.

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