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STORMTRACK 3: Elevated Fire Threat continues Thursday
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 03/24/2011 - 12:43pm.

Even with early morning rain, a dry and windy afternoon will again increase the risk of dangerous fires.

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Firefighters say don't burn because of dry conditions and gusty winds
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 03/23/2011 - 9:11pm.

video Fire danger remains very high, and firefighters urge residents to refrain from any outdoor burning.

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WFD: Cigarette sparked fire that destroyed house
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/21/2011 - 3:00pm.

The Wilmington Fire Department says a cigarette is to blame for a weekend house fire. The fire broke out Saturday morning at 629 Woodlawn Avenue.

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Thousands of turkeys killed in farm fire
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 03/03/2011 - 4:42pm.

A family business is nearly destroyed after an early morning fire in Duplin County. It happened at a turkey farm near Richlands.

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Brunswick Co. officials call in the NC Forestry Service to help contain fire
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 10:26pm.

New Hanover County is not the only one dealing with fires. Brunswick County had to call in the North Carolina Forestry Service to help battle a brush fire Tuesday night.

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Leland fire is contained but continues to burn
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sun, 02/20/2011 - 8:33pm.

video Wildfires have popped up all across North Carolina in the past few days. According to fire services, the dry and windy conditions lead to nearly 300 fires on Saturday, burning through 3,000 acres across the state.

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Probes see revenge behind NC county's arsons spike
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 10:09am.

Arson investigators in one of North Carolina's largest and poorest counties say their increase in cases is tied to more people setting a blaze to get revenge.

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Fire at NC coastal marina injures 3, damages boats
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/07/2011 - 10:54am.

A cleanup is in progress at a coastal North Carolina marina after a fire damaged more than two-dozen boats and injured three people.

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Winnabow man saves pets, loses home to fire
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 12/28/2010 - 1:55pm.

video Junior Wheeler has no place to stay tonight. His home on Dove Haven Road in Winnabow caught fire Tuesday around 1 a.m. leaving memories still smoking hours later.

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Chadbourn man killed in housefire
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 12/21/2010 - 3:41pm.

video A deadly fire in Columbus County last night left friends and family devastated. Around 11 p.m. Monday, police responded to a fire at a home in Chadbourn. Sixty-year-old Thomas Edward Brown did not make it out alive.

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