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Fire leaves five families homeless, ruled accident
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 3:41pm.

video An apartment fire in Wilmington yesterday left five families homeless. Neighbors say a man passing by noticed the fire from the alley and quickly tried to notify tenants of the danger.

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FIRST ON 3: Another Holden Beach home on Starfish Drive catches fire
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 12:07pm.

Firefighters responded to a blaze at 111 Starfish Drive in Holden Beach Saturday around 7:30 a.m. Less than one month ago, the home received water damage while crews worked to put out another fire that destroyed two homes next to it.

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Fire damages Pender Co. business
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:36am.

video A fire at a Pender County factory this morning left employees cleaning up the damage. Employees at the Chloride Systems plant in Burgaw got quite a surprise friday morning when they discovered a fire in the production room.

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Fire guts historic NC mansion, 5 hospitalized
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/27/2011 - 9:32am.

A rural North Carolina mansion is a smoking ruin and five people are recovering from injuries after a blaze gutted the home.

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Raleigh firefighter injured during blaze at home
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/26/2011 - 1:50pm.

A Raleigh firefighter has been taken to the hospital with burn injuries after battling a blaze at a local home.

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NC Christmas tree fire displaces 2 from home
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 12/26/2011 - 7:26am.

Two Greensboro residents are spending the holiday with the Red Cross after a burning Christmas tree forced them from their home.

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Neighbors spring to action to save puppies from house fire
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 3:42pm.

video Neighbors rallied together last night to try to save a Leland home. Although the house at the end of Jennifer Court suffered significant fire damage, neighbors were able to help contain the fire and even saved a few puppies.

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Man arrested after arson at Wilmington home
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 4:48pm.

Wilmington Police say a house fire this morning was intentionally set. Investigators say Ronald Joseph Rose, 20, of Wilmington, is charged with breaking and entering and arson.

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UPDATE: SBI requested to investigate fire in Holden Beach
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 4:20pm.

video The SBI has been requested to investigate the cause of the house fire on Starfish Lane. Due to the complete destruction of the house, the cause of the fire remains undetermined. The investigation is ongoing.

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Family gets help after losing home to fire, 911 problem
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 3:33pm.

A Columbus County family lost their home to a fire last week after they say they got no response from 911. The Smiths are living with family while they try to sort everything out, and donations are beginning to come in.

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