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Firefighters challenged by Pender County blaze

The Pender County wildfire is still getting the better of firefighters. The state forestry department has been strategizing tonight about how best to attack the fire now.

600-plus acre blaze burns in Pender County

Another blaze continues to burn in Pender County. This fire broke out late Wednesday afternoon, scorching hundreds of acres. It's more than 600 acres and counting. The Forest Service says crews are making slow progress because of weather conditions and don't know when it'll be out.

Investigators looking into recycling facility fire

Fire investigators are looking into what caused a late morning fire at a Wilmington recycling facility. The owner of Diversified Biomass and City Council member Jason Thompson thinks a customer wasn't obeying the "no smoking" rule at the facility.

Pender County wildfire burns into the night

Firefighters continue battling a big blaze in Pender County tonight. This one has chewed more than 600 acres and the cause is curious at best.

Outdoor burning ban lifted in southeastern N.C.

Fire officials are lifting a ban on open burning for six counties in southeastern North Carolina. The ban was lifted this afternoon for Duplin, Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties.

Taxpayers to pay thousands for Pender County brush fire

It looks like tax payers are going to shell out the thousands of dollars it cost to put out a Pender County brush fire started by two men.

Man dies after being set on fire; girlfriend charged

A Red Springs woman is charged with first-degree murder after authorities say she doused her boyfriend with a flammable liquid while he was sleeping and set him on fire.

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