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Fire

Owner trying to pick up pieces after Racine Commons fire

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Sharon Tran has owned Double Pearl Nail and Spa for 3 years. Tuesday night a fire burned the business she worked so hard to build. Full story...
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Racine Commons recovers from Tuesday fire

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videoAround 7:00 Tuesday night, firefighters responded to a fire at the Racine Commons shopping center. The fire started at Double Pearl Nails and Spa. Full story...
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Dog saved from house fire on Grace Street

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A dog was saved from a house fire Tuesday night thanks to a Wilmington resident and firefighters. The fire broke out at a home in the 600 block of Grace Street. Full story...
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Warehouse fire out; Peanut roasting resumes

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A Clarkton peanut factory is fully operational once again, after a fire destroyed its warehouses last week. Full story...
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Firefighters battle Carolina Beach blaze, one treated for heat exhaustion

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A Carolina Beach firefighter suffered heat exhaustion, after battling a fire Monday morning in Carolina Beach. The call at 207 Teakwood Drive came in at about 8:30 a.m. Full story...
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Peanut plant still burning after Thursday night fire

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videoNearly 20 fire departments from Bladen and Columbus County responded to the blaze that started late Thursday night. The two buildings belonging to the EJ Cox Peanut Plant are chock full of nuts; peanuts that will be roasting for at least another week. Full story...
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Major fire strikes two warehouses at peanut plant

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Those furious thunderstorms that rumbled through Bladen County Thursday night may have caused a major fire. Two warehouses went up in flames at the EJ Cox Peanut Plant near Clarkton and the Bladen/Columbus County line. Full story...
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Ogden blaze causes traffic problems

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A fire near Ogden blocked traffic for part of the morning on Tuesday. Smoke appeared to be coming from the attic and chimney of a home off Middle Sound Loop Road. Full story...
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Fires called suspicious after one home is destroyed

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videoTwo early morning fires in Winnabow Sunday are being called suspicious. Two mobile homes were burned. One was only used as a storage unit, but the other was a new home. It was destroyed just before a family planned move in. Full story...
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Seawitch Cafe fire deemed suspicious

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Carolina Beach fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire at the Seawitch Cafe. Carolina and Kure Beach fire departments responded to the 200 block of Carolina Ave. at about 1:30 Monday afternoon. Full story...
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Fire breaks out at South Brunswick High School

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Firefighters spent Sunday night troubleshooting a boiler that misfired at South Brunswick High School. The boiler behind the school's cafeteria filled with fuel, causing the area to fill with smoke. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighter and family lose house to blaze

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videoA Wilmington firefighter and his family were left homeless when a fire destroyed their home, but neighbors have embraced them with open arms. Full story...
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Brunswick County church struck by lightning, catches fire

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A Brunswick County church caught fire this morning, after its steeple was struck by lightning. Fire crews responded to St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 17 near 87 and had the flames under control within a half hour. Full story...
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Fire thought to start from lightning strike

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Severe weather could be to blame for an early-morning fire Tuesday in Brunswick County. The fire started a little after 6:30 this morning at this home on Presidents Drive in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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Burn ban in Bruswick County, safety tips to prevent wildfires

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South Carolina officials said a back yard trash fire may have contributed to the Highway 31 fire. Because of the fire, a burn ban is in effect for Brunswick County. Full story...
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