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Woman taken to the hospital after fire destroys home

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EMS took a Wilmington woman to the hospital, after a fire destroyed her home. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom says work for airline led to quick action in bus fire

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video A Brunswick County bus driver was called a hero after everyone escape unharmed from a bus fire yesterday. Today, some people say there were other heroes on board who helped get everyone to safety. The quick thinking of one parent chaperone may have saved a busload of children after she realized the bus they were riding on was on fire. Full story...
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Pine Valley fire continues to smolder

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Wilmington firefighters warn hot spots in Pine Valley will be a danger until it rains. They responded to calls of heavy smoke and fire this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pine Valley fire contained

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video The Wilmington Fire Department says the brush fire at 17th street between Independence Blvd. and George Anderson Dr. is now contained. This does not mean that the fire is extinguished and crews are still concerned about possible hot spots and unburned fuel in the fire area. Full story...
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Driver's quick thinking credited with saving lives in bus fire

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video A scary field trip for students in Brunswick County, when their activity bus caught fire on the way back to school. It happened this afternoon near NC 87 and Funston Road. Forty people from Leland Middle School were on the activity bus. Full story...
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Firefighters reign in train-sparked wildfire

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With the fire season just getting underway both New Hanover and Pender Counties have already seen their fair share of flashing lights. Full story...
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Pine Valley fire completely contained

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The Wilmington Fire Department and NC Forestry Service are fighting a woods fire off of George Anderson and 17th St. near Independence Blvd. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pender wildfire contained

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For the second spring in a row, there is a wildfire burning in the Holly Shelter Game Land. This time it's significantly smaller and continues to weaken. Full story...
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House fire kills two, little girl survives

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Authorities say two people died in a fire in Union, and a 1-year-old girl only survived because a neighbor kicked in a door and brought her to safety. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Fire destroys vacation home on Bald Head Island

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video Bald Head Island officials say fire destroyed a vacation home on the island early this morning. No one was in the five bedroom, five bath house, valued at more than $1.5 million, at the time. Full story...
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