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Fire

FIRST ON 3: House fire sparks with residents, infant inside

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Flames destroyed a Wilmington home with residents inside after a pot was left unattended in the kitchen. Full story...
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Two dogs die in house fire

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videoTwo dogs died in a house fire on Noland Drive in New Hanover County around 2 p.m. Investigators say the owner of the home said she was sleeping when a fire started in the kitchen ad quickly spread to the attic. Full story...
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Fire destroys Calabash strip mall

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videoAn early-morning fire in Calabash destroyed a strip mall on Carter Drive. Firefighters got the call at 12:20 a.m. They arrived on scene a few minutes later, but flames were already shooting through the roof of 947 Bistro & Pub. Full story...
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Woods fire in Leland

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video The NC Forestry Service says firefighters are battling a woods fire in Leland, Friday night. Full story...
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Resident begins fighting flames after fire sparks near home

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Two sheds caught fire in the yard of a Wilmington home early Tuesday, and one of the residents tries fighting the fire himself. Full story...
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Campfire sparks larger outdoor fire in New Hanover Co.

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A campfire sparked a larger outdoor fire in New Hanover County overnight Monday. Full story...
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Congregation builds a new church

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video It has been more than two years since the historic Blackwell AME Zion Church in Leland burned to rubble and ashes. It was one of three suspicious fires in the area the week of September 19, 2010. This weekend, the congregation celebrated its plans to rebuild. Full story...
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Leland church set to rebuild more than two years after fire

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videoMore than two years after fire destroyed their church, a Leland congregation is ready to rebuild. Blackwell AME Zion Church burned down in the early morning of September 19, 2010 Full story...
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Two teens arrested for mobile home fire

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested two females for burning down a mobile home last week. On Friday, deputies responded to a structure fire on Fontana Road. After interviewing several people and speaking with neighbors, detectives arrested Summer Lentz and Kandice Long for burning an uninhabited house and breaking and entering. Full story...
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Manhunt over, waiting on ID of body burned in cabin

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videoAuthorities in Southern California are waiting for forensic tests to determine whether a body found in a burned-out mountain cabin is the former Los Angeles police officer wanted for murder. Full story...
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Abandoned house catches fire

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videoAn abandoned house caught fire Friday afternoon on Fontana Road near Tahoe Road and Ashley High School. According to Ray Griswald of the New Hanover County Fire Department, crews are still investigating the cause of the fire. Firefighters were still putting out hot spots underneath the floor of the house late this afternoon. No one was injured. Full story...
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Fire under investigation at Carolina Beach motel

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video Firefighters are investigating a fire at a Carolina Beach motel. Manager Tammy Rackley says this afternoon the staff at Russo's Motel at 213 Cape Fear Blvd. Full story...
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Fire destroys mobile home off Gordon Rd.

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video A fire destroys a mobile home off of Gordon Road early Monday morning. Full story...
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Busy weekend for Brunswick Co. firefighters

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video It's been a busy weekend for firefighters in Brunswick County. Crews responded to at least three fires One homeowner was taken to the hospital, and two firefighters received minor injuries. Full story...
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Prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park

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videoThe City of Wilmington has scheduled a prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park on S. 17th Street. Crews will burn approximately 30 acres at the park. Full story...
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