FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire at Belk's intentionally set
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 4:56pm.

A fire outside the Independence Mall caused customers to cut their shopping short Saturday afternoon.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: County doubts new equipment led to problem with 911 calls during fire
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 4:56pm.

video A family from Columbus County lost their home along with all of their possessions last week in a house fire. As you saw FIRST ON 3 this weekend, Brian and Amy Smith say they repeatedly called 911 during the fire, but could not get in touch with an operator. Now Columbus County Emergency Management says it is investigating what happened.

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ONLY ON 3: Family hopes fire that damaged home can be a lesson to others
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 4:17pm.

video A Brunswick County family is still picking up the pieces and cleaning up from a weekend house fire that damaged their home. Now they want to tell their story in hopes of possibly preventing a similar incident for others.

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FIRST ON 3: Family loses home to fire, unable to get a hold of 911 operator
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 12/11/2011 - 10:31pm.

video A Columbus County family lost their home and all of their possessions after a house fire last week. The couple was not able to get in touch with a 9-1-1 operator at the time of the fire.

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Crews put out housefire at 5th & Meares in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 10:13am.

The Wilmington Fire Department says it took about half an hour to bring the fire at 1019 S. 5th Street under control. Firefighters got the call just before 8 a.m.

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Wilmington man dies in apartment fire
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sun, 11/20/2011 - 10:24am.

video A man was killed Saturday night in an apartment fire at 2114 Burnett Blvd. According to Battalion Chief David Hines, a spokesman from the Wilmington Fire Department, the victim was 62 year-old John Franklin Sutton.

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Structure fire on 13th Street
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 11/15/2011 - 11:33pm.

According to New Hanover County dispatch there was a structure fire at 1215 South 13th Street, near the intersection of 13th and Kidder Streets Tuesday night.

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Brunswick Co. fire victim died from smoke
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/15/2011 - 1:14pm.

An autopsy shows a man killed in a Sunday fire in Brunswick County died of smoke inhalation.

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Domino's fire due to stove malfunction
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:17pm.

Several fire crews responded to a fire at a dominos restaurant in Leland today. Firefighters from Leland, Navassa, Winnabow and northwest joined forces to fight the flames at the Domino’s on reed road.

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Persistent neighbor helps family escape housefire
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:36am.

video Despite losing half of their home to a morning fire, a Wilmington family is thankful. The Fultons say a neighbor woke them up and alerted them about the fire. Everyone made out safely, but the family says it could have been worse.

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