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Fire

Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings

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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. Full story...
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Fire in Myrtle Grove area total loss, cause unknown

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videoCrews are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a Myrtle Grove neighborhood Sunday night. Full story...
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Bar employees rescue man from early-morning fire

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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. Full story...
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Firefighters say Fire College training is as real as it gets

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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. Full story...
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Shed catches fire and damages two mobile homes

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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. Full story...
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Controlled burns planned at Camp Lejeune

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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. Full story...
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Morning fire kills gospel radio host

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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. Full story...
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Lightning strike starts fire at home in northern New Hanover

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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. Full story...
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NC police investigating fire where 3 found dead

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North Carolina officials say a 25-year-old woman and her two children were found dead in a house fire in Fayetteville. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: A house fire that led to historic preservation

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On December 12, 1989, the ca. 1751 Palmer-Marsh house at Historic Bath caught fire, but what could have been a tragedy was turned out to be a win for preservationists. Full story...
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