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No one was hurt and quick action saved the life of a family pet after 7 apartment units caught fire in Wilmington Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities say a fire caused a house in North Carolina's largest city to explode, injuring at least two people.
No one was injured after a truck caught fire and spread to a home in Wilmington Wednesday morning.
Officials say that Whiteville fire crews responded to 117 E. Clay Street around 9:00 p.m. The home belonged to police Lt. Andre Jackson according to the city.
No injuries were reported as a result of a small electrical fire Thursday morning at West Bladen High School, shortly after school personnel arrived to work at 7:30 a.m.
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.