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Wilmington man dies in apartment fire

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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. Full story...
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Structure fire on 13th Street

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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. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. fire victim died from smoke

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An autopsy shows a man killed in a Sunday fire in Brunswick County died of smoke inhalation. Full story...
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Domino's fire due to stove malfunction

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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. Full story...
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Persistent neighbor helps family escape housefire

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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. Full story...
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Firefighters treated for injuries in Kinston plant fire

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A Kinston textile plant threatened to burn for a long time as workers drag away bales of cotton before they turn into fuel. Full story...
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WFD says morning fire was arson

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The Wilmington Fire Department says a house fire early this morning was intentionally set. It happened before 5:30 a.m. at 508 Anderson Street. Full story...
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Leaders deliver Meals on Wheels, check smoke detectors

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It's Fire Prevention Week and to start it off, the Wilmington Fire Department and New Hanover County Fire Rescue are targeting senior citizens in their effort to provide safety information. Firefighters are delivering Meals on Wheels all week, talking to senior residents about fire safety and checking their smoke detectors. Full story...
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Fire at Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Columbus County

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Firefighters at the Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Bolton battled a fire that broke out at the firehouse. Fire officials say that fire sparked in one of their primary engines and then spread to the building where it was being housed. They say the truck is a total loss and the storage bay suffered significant damage. There are no reported injuries. The cause is under investigation. Full story...
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Firefighters hurt fighting apartment fire

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Two Wilmington firefighter were taken to the hospital with minor burns while fighting a fire at Osprey Landing Apartments on Fall Drive. A WFD spokesman said the firefighters were hurt by falling debris. Full story...
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