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Archive for January, 2013

Fire in Myrtle Grove area total loss, cause unknown

Monday, January 28th, 2013

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Fire crews worked for hours to extinguish a fire that broke out in the Myrtle Grove area Sunday night.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire that broke out just before 8 p.m. Sunday near the Edgewater Mobile Home Park.

According to New Hanover County dispatch, the home is considered a total loss.

Multiple crews responded to the fire, and some were on the scene until almost 1 a.m. Monday to keep flames from spreading to nearby homes.

Crews said it was hard to battle due to the narrow road leading to the house.

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Investigators: Fire at Lowes Foods was intentionally set

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Investigators have determined a fire at the Lowes Foods store in the 2300 block of North College Road was intentionally set.

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Investigators: Fire at Lowes Food was intentionally set

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Crews with the Wilmington Fire Department responded to a call of a possible chemical leak at the state port Monday morning around 10:00.

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Reports of chemical spill at state port, WFD units find no leak

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Crews with the Wilmington Fire Department responded to a call of a possible chemical leak at the state port Monday morning around 10:00.

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Crew members from ship at port go to hospital

Monday, January 28th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Four crew members from a ship at the State Port of Wilmington went to the hospital this morning.

The Wilmington Fire Department was dispatched to a chemical leak at the port. When crews got there, they found that there was no leak.

Investigators say there was a leak on the ship in question about ten days ago at another port. The leak was cleaned up and taken care of. WFD says four crew members from the ship took a cab to the hospital complaining of some residual effects from the prior spill.

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