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Calabash restaurant 'a total loss' after fire
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 1:02am.

video The Calabash Fire Department was alerted around 10 p.m. Monday about a fully involved fire at Beck's restaurant in Calabash. When crews arrived, they found flames shooting out of the back side of the building.

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FIRST ON 3: Lightning strike believed to cause Oak Island house fire
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:15pm.

videoIt was a scary situation for police on Oak Island after spotting flames shooting from the roof of a house Monday night. No one was home when fire crews responded around 9:30 and quickly put out flames in the back of the home's attic.

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NC firefighter charged with setting 6 fires
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 9:22am.

A Robeson County firefighter has been arrested and charged with setting six fires over a two-year period.

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Woman charged in Durham apartment arson
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 7:12am.

A Guilford County woman has been charged with setting a fire that damaged 18 apartments in Durham and displaced dozens of people from their homes.

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Lightning strikes home on Bald Head Island
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 08/12/2012 - 6:18pm.

videoA community is in shock after lightning strikes a home and causes it to catch fire.

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Investigators say fire victim killed self
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/10/2012 - 9:35am.

Investigators say a fire yesterday where a man was found dead was intentionally set. They also say the victim, George West Paylor, killed himself.

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WFD: 'Unusual circumstances' surround fire death
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 10:46pm.

A Wilmington Fire Department spokesman says there are "unusual circumstances" surrounding a house fire where a man was found dead today.

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WFD investigates arson at Market Street car lot
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:04pm.

Wilmington firefighters are investigating a suspected arson at a used car lot on Market Street. It happened last night just after 11:30 p.m.

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Ogden Park back open
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 4:12pm.

Ogden Park is back open after a brush fire earlier this week. Firefighters say that visibility has improved.

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Ogden Park partially reopened after fire, as crews target hot spots
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 2:53pm.

video The flames are out, but neighbors of New Hanover County's Ogden Park are still feeling the effects of what a lightning-sparked blaze last night left behind. Part of Ogden Park reopened today, as the North Carolina Forest Service spent the day clearing debris and checking for hot spots.

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