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North Carolina blaze kills firefighter, injures 10
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 10:08am.

A firefighter in western North Carolina has died after rushing into an office building fire that also injured 10 of his colleagues.

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Swansboro woman charged in house fire and burglary
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 7:48am.

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.

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Burgaw business hoping to rise from the ashes after fire
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 3:41pm.

videoSeventeen workers are trying to figure out what they'll do next after a fire yesterday in Burgaw. The fire at Coastal Instruments and Electronics caused the roof to collapse.

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Stove fire damages mobile home
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 9:07am.

The call came in a little after 7 a.m. Wilmington firefighters found smoke coming from a mobile home off of Oleander Drive. No one was inside.

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New Pender County fires force evacuations
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 9:56pm.

video As the weather this summer continues to heat up, wildfires are becoming more and more prevalent. This is the case especially in Pender County as fires Friday caused evacuations off Harrison Creek Road

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Live Oak fire update
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 7:56pm.

NC Forest Service uses heavy equipment to fight wildfire in Bladen County.

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Cigarette blamed for fire that killed Wilmington man
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 8:27pm.

An elderly man is dead after an afternoon fire in Wilmington, and investigators say an improperly discarded cigarette was the cause.

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Fire at firefighter's home ruled an accident
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 3:14pm.

Fire Marshal Raymond Griswold says the fire on Champlain Drive in New Hanover County is still under investigation. At this point, though, investigators believe it started in the attic, but they are not sure how.

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Family, piece of World Trade Center unharmed in fire that destroyed home
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 2:46pm.

video A man who risked his life as a New York firefighter at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, is now homeless. Flames engulfed his home in New Hanover County this morning, and investigators are still trying to figure out why.

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Onslow County couple charged with fireworks fire
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 12:07pm.

The fire started Sunday night when a couple was using fireworks in their back yard in the Half Moon area.

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