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    Captain Eric Lacewell Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    This ceremony will take place in the Wilmington Fallen Firefighter Memorial, located at the Empie Park Fire Station #2, 3403 Park Avenue.

    06/24/2019 10:55 AM

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    In the early morning hours of June 17th, 1893, 22-year old Wilmington Firefighter Joe Willard answered his last alarm.

    06/14/2019 10:05 AM

  • Fire Chief Charles Schnibben


    This Sunday, June 16th, 2019, will mark the 86th anniversary of the line-of-duty-death of Wilmington Fire Chief Charles Schnibben. Fire Chief Schnibben was

    06/10/2019 3:01 PM

  • Shipyard Fire Station #5

    New Shipyard Fire Station #5 Grand Opening

    On Saturday, May 18th, 2019, the Wilmington Fire Department hosted the grand opening ceremony for the new Fire Station #5, at 680 Shipyard Boulevard.

    05/20/2019 12:55 PM

  • Spring 2019 Citizens Fire Academy Graduation

    The Wilmington Fire Department will be wrapping up its spring edition of the Citizen's Fire Academy with Graduation Night on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at Station #3 on Cinema Drive at 6pm.

    04/30/2019 9:37 PM

  • Damage from hurricane

    City to get $17.5 million from FEMA

    FEMA has approved $17.5 million in debris removal reimbursements from Hurricane Florence

    04/15/2019 2:12 PM

  • Police and Fire training facility

    Haynes/Lacewell training facility on schedule

    Construction of the new Police & Fire training facility is on schedule

    04/08/2019 12:17 PM

  • Fire accreditation

    WFD internationally accredited

    The WFD is re-certified as an internationally accredited department with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International

    03/28/2019 11:38 AM

  • Shipyard fire station

    Shipyard Fire Station nears completion

    Crews are nearing completion on future fire station 5.

    03/25/2019 1:00 PM