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Fire

Probes see revenge behind NC county's arsons spike

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Arson investigators in one of North Carolina's largest and poorest counties say their increase in cases is tied to more people setting a blaze to get revenge. Full story...
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Fire at NC coastal marina injures 3, damages boats

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A cleanup is in progress at a coastal North Carolina marina after a fire damaged more than two-dozen boats and injured three people. Full story...
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Winnabow man saves pets, loses home to fire

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video Junior Wheeler has no place to stay tonight. His home on Dove Haven Road in Winnabow caught fire Tuesday around 1 a.m. leaving memories still smoking hours later. Full story...
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Chadbourn man killed in housefire

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video A deadly fire in Columbus County last night left friends and family devastated. Around 11 p.m. Monday, police responded to a fire at a home in Chadbourn. Sixty-year-old Thomas Edward Brown did not make it out alive. Full story...
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Local shop owner watches as his business goes up in flames

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A business in Brunswick County went up in flames Monday afternoon. J-2 Cabinetry is a family-owned cabinet shop off of Pisgah Road in Supply and it caught fire around 3 p.m. Full story...
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Don't let your Christmas tree turn into a yule log

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video 'Tis the season for trimming the tree, but a Christmas tree in your home is a potential fire starter. Firefighters say the number one thing to remember this holiday season is to water your tree. Full story...
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Fire sends one person to hospital with burns

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Wilmington firefighters responded this morning to a house fire at 1317 Audobon Drive. Full story...
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Fire destroys restaurant in Calabash

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videoA big fire in a small Brunswick County town damaged a landmark restaurant Tuesday night. About 6:30 p.m. a fire call came into Brunswick County Dispatch. It was Captain John's in Calabash. Full story...
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Restaurant fire sheds light on communication problem

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video The Captain John's Seafood restaurant fire brought up another issue for first responders. An issue key to success or failure when lives are on the line. Full story...
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Flames in Duplin County

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An industrial building in Wallace caught fire Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Fire destroys home, kills pets

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The fire destroyed a mobile home off Greenville Loop Road in Wilmington this morning. The two people who lived inside were not home. Full story...
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Barn in Wilmington goes up in flames

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Crews worked to tame the fire quickly because they were not sure if someone was inside. Fortunately the building was vacant. Firefighters manages to get the blaze under control quickly. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighters revive kittens after house fire

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video A fire broke out Wednesday afternoon in downtown Wilmington. Luckily, no people were hurt in the fire and firefighters managed to save two kittens that nearly died in the house. Full story...
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Fire leaves Wilmington family homeless

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A fire in Wilmington leaves a family without a home tonight. The home on 7th Street went up in flames just before 8:30 a.m. Full story...
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Woman cannot save disabled husband from fire

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videoA woman struggles to drag her husband from their burning home, but she just couldn't get him out. The disabled man died in the early-morning fire in Columbus County. Flames hurt the wife. Full story...
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