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Ogden Park back open

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Ogden Park is back open after a brush fire earlier this week. Firefighters say that visibility has improved. Full story...
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Ogden Park partially reopened after fire, as crews target hot spots

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video The flames are out, but neighbors of New Hanover County's Ogden Park are still feeling the effects of what a lightning-sparked blaze last night left behind. Part of Ogden Park reopened today, as the North Carolina Forest Service spent the day clearing debris and checking for hot spots. Full story...
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Crews contain flames on shrimp boat

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Fire crews battled flames last night on a shrimp boat in the Seabreeze community. Full story...
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Refrigerator blamed for 8th Street fire

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The Wilmington Fire Department says a fire this morning at 1022 S. 8th St. started from an electrical short in and around a refrigerator powered by an extension cord. Full story...
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Neighbors save woman from apartment fire

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video Investigators say an apartment fire off Wrightsville Avenue last night quickly filled the home with smoke, with one woman still inside. Before firefighters could arrive, neighbors jumped to action. Full story...
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Firefighters save six pets from burning house

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video Firefighters contained a morning house fire to one bedroom limiting the damage inside. But it's what else the firefighters saved that have the residents thankful. Full story...
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Fire destroys Shallotte home

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A fire in Shallotte Thursday night left destroyed a home. The home, at the 1000 block of Hale Swamp Road, was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 10 p.m. Full story...
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Woman dies in afternoon house fire

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Firefighters say they put out the fire within three minutes arriving. During a search, they found Donna Byrd Hambrick, 47, in a bedroom. Full story...
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Knock on door alerts man to early-morning house fire

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A Wilmington man is homeless after an early morning house fire. Firefighters say the fire started a few minutes after midnight in the back corner of the home at 103 Wayne Drive. Full story...
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Fire damages downtown Wilmington home

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An afternoon fire damaged a house in downtown Wilmington. The Wilmington Fire Department says no one was at the home in the 900 block of North 5th Avenue when it started. Full story...
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Lightning sparks house fires in Oak Island

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video Lightning is to blame for three house fires last night in Oak Island. One vacation home, valued at nearly $1 million, is considered a total loss. Full story...
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House fire kills 82-year-old, granddaughter escapes

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An elderly woman is dead after an early-morning house fire, but her granddaughter made it out safely. Full story...
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Woman taken to the hospital after fire destroys home

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EMS took a Wilmington woman to the hospital, after a fire destroyed her home. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom says work for airline led to quick action in bus fire

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video A Brunswick County bus driver was called a hero after everyone escape unharmed from a bus fire yesterday. Today, some people say there were other heroes on board who helped get everyone to safety. The quick thinking of one parent chaperone may have saved a busload of children after she realized the bus they were riding on was on fire. Full story...
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Pine Valley fire continues to smolder

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Wilmington firefighters warn hot spots in Pine Valley will be a danger until it rains. They responded to calls of heavy smoke and fire this morning. Full story...
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