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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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Marina fire damages two boats, dock

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An early morning fire damaged two boats at a New Hanover County marina. It happened around 5 a.m. at Canaday's Yacht Basin off Mason Landing Road. Full story...
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Fire breaks out at Wilmington retirement community

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No one was seriously injured after a fire broke out at Lake Shore Commons Retirement Community. Full story...
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Arson believed to be caused by person who used pass key to enter building

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A report from Asheville police says investigators believe the person who started a blaze that killed a firefighter used a pass key to get inside the medical office building where it started. Full story...
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BREAKING NEWS: Fire reported at Alford Seafood

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New Hanover County dispatch is confirming a fire at Alford Seafood at 5330 Carolina Beach Road. The call came in just before 10:00 tonight. Dispatch says firefighters saw heavy smoke when they arrived on the scene. Full story...
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Procession planned for Asheville firefighter

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A procession will be held for the Asheville firefighter who was killed when he rushed into a five-story medical building that was burning. Full story...
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North Carolina blaze kills firefighter, injures 10

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A firefighter in western North Carolina has died after rushing into an office building fire that also injured 10 of his colleagues. Full story...
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Swansboro woman charged in house fire and burglary

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A Swansboro woman has been accused of stealing guns, a guitar and fishing poles from a Stella residence and then setting the house on fire. Full story...
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