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Fire

FIRST ON 3: Lightning strike believed to cause Oak Island house fire

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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. Full story...
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NC firefighter charged with setting 6 fires

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A Robeson County firefighter has been arrested and charged with setting six fires over a two-year period. Full story...
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Woman charged in Durham apartment arson

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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. Full story...
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Lightning strikes home on Bald Head Island

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videoA community is in shock after lightning strikes a home and causes it to catch fire. Full story...
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Investigators say fire victim killed self

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Investigators say a fire yesterday where a man was found dead was intentionally set. They also say the victim, George West Paylor, killed himself. Full story...
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WFD: 'Unusual circumstances' surround fire death

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A Wilmington Fire Department spokesman says there are "unusual circumstances" surrounding a house fire where a man was found dead today. Full story...
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WFD investigates arson at Market Street car lot

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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. Full story...
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Ogden Park back open

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Ogden Park is back open after a brush fire earlier this week. Firefighters say that visibility has improved. Full story...
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Ogden Park partially reopened after fire, as crews target hot spots

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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. Full story...
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Crews contain flames on shrimp boat

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Fire crews battled flames last night on a shrimp boat in the Seabreeze community. Full story...
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