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Family, friends raise money for fire victims' funeral

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videoPamela and Makayla Pickett were killed after the fire off of Lingo Rd. last week. Police say they believe that fire was intentionally set. Now friends of theirs have organized a fundraiser to offset some of the cost of their funerals. Full story...
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Investigators believe fire that killed two intentionally set

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videoInvestigators believe a fire that killed two people in Wilmington overnight was intentionally set. Full story...
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Police: Car catches fire in apartment complex parking lot

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Police are investigating after they say someone set a vehicle on fire in a Wilmington apartment complex overnight Saturday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police charge man with arson after apartment fire

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videoPolice arrested an arson suspect in connection to a fire that sparked at an apartment building last night. Wilmington Police later arrested an arson suspect in connection to the fire, according to dispatchers. Full story...
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House fire rekindles, no injuries reported

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Wilmington fire officials were called back out to a scene Thursday morning due to a rekindled house fire. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Friends remember Carolina Beach fire victim

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videoIt's been almost a week since the deadly fires in Carolina Beach and we are learning more about one of the victims. Mary Cochran is being remembered as an active community member and a wonderful friend. Mary has lived on Pleasure Island for 5 years. She was a member of Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir. Full story...
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Identities of Carolina Beach fire victims released

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videoCarolina Beach officials have released the names of the two women killed in Saturday's suspicious fires. Full story...
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Man killed in Sunday night house fire

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videoOfficials do not suspect foul play in a fatal fire from Sunday night. Full story...
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Fire department merger on the horizon?

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videoShould Wilmington and New Hanover County merge their fire departments? That was the question a new report hoped to answer. It is a report weighing the pros and cons of a possible merger between the two departments. Full story...
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WFD raises smoke alarm awareness after fatal fire

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videoAfter a fatal fire on Peachtree Ave last week, the Wilmington Fire Department decided to walk the neighborhood, educate neighbors and install smoke alarms in home that need them. Full story...
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