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WFD fights detached garage fire

At least one other garage was spared structural damage thanks to officers' efforts to isolate the fire.

Reminder: No open burns in Wilmington city limits, but here’s what you can do

As temperatures begin to drop, fall festivities like pumpkin carving and sitting by a fire become more and more popular.

Gas leak prompts closure of George Anderson Dr. in Wilmington

The Wilmington Fire Department is on the scene of a gas leak.

Fire stations welcome trick-or-treaters on Halloween

Many towns and community groups have canceled trick-or-treating celebrations this year due to concerns about COVID-19 but the Wilmington Fire Department is planning to host a safe event for children.

WFD serves up safety in the kitchen for Fire Prevention Week

The Wilmington Fire Department is celebrating Fire Prevention this week.

Wilmington Fire Department holds forum to address social issues

Over the past several months, social issues have become an important topic of discussion around the country. 

Wilmington firefighters rescue cat from crawl space

Wilmington firefighters rescued a cat from a crawl space on Thursday morning.

Eliminating common fall hazards can prevent injuries that result in ER visits

From broken bones to head injuries falls can cause serious injuries especially for those 65 and older. According to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries annually.

Wilmington FD: Mail delivery truck damaged in blaze

The Wilmington Fire Department says a United States Postal Service vehicle caught on fire Monday afternoon.

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