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State investigates fire that left an elderly Fair Bluff woman dead
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:26pm.

State investigators are looking into a house fire that left a 75-year-old Fair Bluff woman dead.

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WFD responds to building fire early Saturday
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:09am.

video Early Saturday morning around 1:40 am, Wilmington Fire Department responded to building on fire at 5906 Park Avenue.

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No one hurt after church bus catches fire
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:51pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Fire Department responded to a fire on a bus from Wilmington Christian Academy this afternoon. It happened on Grathwol Drive.

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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:34pm.

A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home.

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Lightning to blame for fire that destroyed home
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:15pm.

Lightning is believed to be responsible for a house fire off of Hogan Court in New Hanover County. The fire began just after 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, just as a line of strong storms moved through the area.

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New fire stations plan moving forward
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:47pm.

videoThe planning continues for two new fire stations in Wilmington. The Wilmington City council listened to a presentation from the Wilmington Fire Chief Buddy Martinette on station reconfiguration Tuesday night.

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Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:57am.

Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there.

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Prescribed burn in Wilmington, near ILM airport
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:42pm.

videoIf you were out and about in Wilmington Wednesday afternoon, you might have seen a large cloud of smoke. New Hanover County Dispatch confirmed a prescribed burn near the Northchase area. The smoke could be seen from miles away.

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Wooster Street fire intentionally set
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:50pm.

videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a housefire that shut down part of Wooster Street this morning was intentionally set. WDF says Wilmington Police and the Fire Marshal's office are now investigating the fire at 718 Wooster.

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Thousands of chickens die in Bertie County fire
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 6:45am.

Bertie County officials say thousands of chickens were killed in a fire at a farm in Kelford.

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