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Fire still burning on island near Masonboro
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 03/30/2012 - 10:55pm.

video A large fire is ongoing on an uninhabited barrier island in New Hanover County.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire on board delays Diligence departure
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:22am.

A last-minute change in plans for the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence this morning. It was scheduled to leave on a new mission, but a problem on board will keep the ship in port.

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Man killed in Wilmington apartment fire
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 2:53pm.

A man confined to a wheelchair is dead after a morning fire at a Wilmington apartment complex. Fire investigators say Billy Lunesford, 56, died.

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Fire that killed soldier, girls ruled accidental
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 7:59am.

An unattended charcoal grill may have ignited the early morning fire that killed a decorated Green Beret and his young daughters.

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New Hanover's improved fire district ratings mean savings for residents
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 3:19pm.

video If you live within the New Hanover County Fire District, you may be eligible for a discount on your insurance on July 1 thanks to the improved fire district ratings. Residents say they are excited about the savings. They think it will be good for the area's growth.

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Pittman family back home together three weeks after fire
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 1:31pm.

The surviving members of an Onslow County family devastated by a housefire are back together at home. A fire February 23 killed three of the Pittman family's eight children.

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Wildfires flare up in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 4:36pm.

Firefighters in Brunswick County have been busy battling wildfires this afternoon, including one in Leland and another near Southport.

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Funeral scheduled for Bragg soldier, daughters
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 9:55am.

A funeral will be held later this week for a Fort Bragg soldier and his two daughters who died in a house fire.

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Dog dies in Wilmington house fire
Submitted by IE on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 11:10am.

A house fire in Wilmington this morning killed a family pet. The fire started around 9 a.m. at a home on Hinton Ave. Crews had it out by about 9:30 a.m.

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Charity takes donations for NC Green Beret family
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:44am.

The Army's Special Forces Command is releasing more information about the Green Beret who died trying to save his two daughters from their burning North Carolina home.

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