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9 firefighters hospitalized in Florida after ship explosion

Authorities say nine firefighters responding to a fire aboard a ship in Florida have been hospitalized after the ship exploded.

Unattended charcoal grill blamed for fire that killed 2

Investigators say a fire that killed a North Carolina woman and her son last week was started by an unattended charcoal grill.

Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

A fire broke out before dawn on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf and destroyed a warehouse.

Lightning causes shed fire, destroys $25K worth of equipment

Lightning struck a shed at a Winnabow home Thursday afternoon, causing it to go up in flames.

Firefighters save family pet during Leland house fire

Firefighters saved a family pet during a morning house, according to Leland Fire Rescue. 

One home destroyed, two damaged after fire at Holden Beach

One Holden Beach home was destroyed by a fire on Monday morning. The call came in around 11:50 a.m. to the report of a structure fire. Multiple fire departments and police responded to the call at 1018 Ocean Boulevard West.

Crews contain multi-acre wildfire in New Hanover County

The NC Forest Service (NCFS) is working to control a wildfire that ignited in the Porters Neck area.

Authorities: 3 killed in North Carolina house fire

A fire department in North Carolina has confirmed that three people were killed in an early morning house fire.

Four injured in Duplin County plant explosion

Crews are on the scene of a plant explosion in Duplin County.

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UNC system sees record enrollment despite pandemic

Schools in the University of North Carolina system enrolled more students than ever before this fall.

Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

A firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender.