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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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Surf City motel destroyed, one person hurt

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videoTiffany's motel went up in flames around 3 a.m. The building was a historic part of Surf City. When the call came in, flames were engulfing Tiffany's motel, and strong winds quickly spread the flames to nearby buildings. Full story...
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Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings

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video New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night. Full story...
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Fire in Myrtle Grove area total loss, cause unknown

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videoCrews are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a Myrtle Grove neighborhood Sunday night. Full story...
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Bar employees rescue man from early-morning fire

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videoA fire broke out around 1:30 this morning in an apartment above a Downtown Wilmington bar. When two bar employees heard the alarm, instead of running away, they ran to help. Full story...
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Firefighters say Fire College training is as real as it gets

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video Class is in session this weekend at Cape Fear Community College's North campus in Castle Hayne. Hundreds of firefighters showed up for Fire College, a different kind of school that does not teach from books. Full story...
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