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Fire destroys Caswell Beach vacation home

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videoAs they monitored hot spots this morning, firefighters said the important thing to remember is that no one was hurt when flames ripped through a vacation home in Caswell Beach. Full story...
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Car found in flames on Wilmington street sparks fire investigation

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videoA car that was found engulfed flames in the early morning hours Wednesday is left completely destroyed, sparking an investigation into how the fire started. Full story...
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North Topsail Beach home destroyed by fire

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videoAshes and burnt wood litter the ground around a pricey oceanfront North Topsail Beach home that burned down over the weekend. Firefighters say the nine-bedroom, nearly 5,000 square foot home is a total loss. Full story...
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Carolina Beach home destroyed by fire, no one hurt

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videoSteel support beams are all that remains after a fire destroyed a home at 415 Oceana Way early Saturday morning. Geoff Guy says it was a little before 4 a.m. when he woke up, and saw flames had engulfed his next-door-neighbor's home, and were quickly moving toward his home. Full story...
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NEW THIS MORNING: Four escape burning Wilmington home safely

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videoFour people are safe this morning following a fire that sparked while they were inside their Wilmington home overnight. Fire crews say the flames, which were contained to the bedroom where they started, did cause between $25,000 and almost $40,000. Full story...
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Investigators: Could be days before pallet company fire cause determined

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videoFirefighters spent the day dealing with a fire at Walker Pallet Co. near Burgaw. The call came in around 5 a.m. for a fire in the pallet yard behind the business. Full story...
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House fire kills three pets

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videoA house fire in Wilmington took the lives of three pets Wednesday. Wilmington firefighters said just after 9 p.m., a small fire started in the front room of a home on the 100 block of Glendale Drive near Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Firefighters investigate Carolina Beach house fire

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video Firefighters investigate cause of a house fire in the 200 block of Annie Drive in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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WPD, WFD investigate after bottles filled with gas put on porch, set on fire

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videoPolice and firefighters are investigating after two-liter bottles filled with gas were placed on the porch of a house and set on fire. Full story...
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S. College Rd. Harris Teeter closed after fire

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videoThe Harris Teeter near UNCW has stayed open during months of renovations, but it is closed tonight after a fire this afternoon. Full story...
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Students back in class after boiler room fire at South Brunswick High School

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videoStudents have returned to class at South Brunswick High School after a small fire. Firefighters say when they arrived, they saw black smoke coming from the building in Boiling Spring Lakes. Full story...
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Lack of hydrants nearby may have doomed house to fire

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videoAs the shell of the home still smolders in Porters Neck, neighbors and firefighters are openly discussing how things could have turned out differently. Despite the fact that the home on Bald Eagle Lane sits just yards from the Intracoastal Waterway, it was a lack of water that ultimately led to its demise. Full story...
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Surf City motel close to reopening building destroyed by fire

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videoPart of a historic motel in Surf City is being rebuilt after a fire earlier this year. Tiffany's motel was a landmark in the town from the 1950s, but in January a fire claimed one of its buildings. Now the rebuilding processes is nearing its end. Full story...
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Homeowner looking for spark in arson cold case

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A Wilmington homeowner is passing out fliers offering a reward for your help to bring an arsonist to justice. John Perkinson says on May 24, 2012, someone set fire to his home in the 100 block of Wayne Drive. Full story...
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Cigarette to blame for Friday fire at Oleander Dr. office

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a fire the damaged an Oleander Drive office building Friday was an accident caused by improperly discarded smoking material. Full story...
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