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A gas station in Whiteville that closed more than a year ago is destroyed, after a fire broke out early Thursday morning.
After one local business owner lost everything, a community stepped up to help him pick up the pieces. By Friday evening, the fundraiser for P.T.’s Grille owner Aaron Hyatt had reached $5,000.
A burn ban is now in effect in Columbus, Pender, New Hanover, Brunswick, Bladen, and Onslow counties on all open burning due to hazardous forest fire conditions.
Brunswick County has issued a burn ban for unincorporated areas until further notice due to extremely dry and hot conditions.
What goes around comes around. For a Leland business owner, he is in shock at how the community is rallying behind him.
A cause has yet to be reported by Wilmington Fire, but they say no one was hurt as a result of the fire.
A police vehicle caught fire Sunday during a busy holiday weekend on Carolina Beach. Police say no one was hurt.
A fire at a zinc production plant in North Carolina has been contained. The blaze had released sulfuric acid into the air and led to evacuations of nearby residents.
Police in North Carolina say authorities fatally shot a person at the scene of a house fire in Apex.