Construction began in July and as of late November, site and building pad preparation, foundation construction and below slab utility installation have been completed.
12/04/2017 7:58 AM
Engineering is overseeing the design and construction of a new 11,500 SF fire station along Shipyard Boulevard.
It’s that time of the year again, Fire Prevention Week October 8 through October 14. The theme for this year is “Every second counts, plan 2 ways out!” The focus is to encourage families to practice a home escape plan and learn two ways out of every room.
The Wilmington Fire Department would like to announce that on Saturday, August 26th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., local business owner, Rich Walsh, will generously donate fifty percent of all sales from the Trolley Stop located at 4502 Fountain Drive.
08/22/2017 2:42 PM
Today at Fire Station #8, the Wilmington Fire Department held its traditional “roll-in” ceremony for the new Engine 8. The roll-in ceremony is a brief informal tradition in which fire department personnel “push” the apparatus into its new station.
08/15/2017 4:36 PM
Wilmington Fire personnel responded to a residential structure fire on Monday at 1601 Forbes Court.
08/09/2017 8:40 AM
The Wilmington Fire Department would like to announce that Battalion Chief Rick Pearsall has been promoted to Assistant Chief effective Monday, July 24.
07/26/2017 9:08 AM
On July 18th at approximately 5:30 p.m., Wilmington fire personnel responded to the scene of a gas leak at 2nd and Grace Streets.
07/26/2017 8:52 AM
Units with the Wilmington Fire Department are on the scene of an active natural gas leak at the intersection of Second and Grace Streets.
07/19/2017 8:15 AM
Today’s afternoon thunderstorms caused many of your Wilmington Fire personnel to respond to several calls for service.
07/19/2017 8:05 AM
At 11:17 AM Friday June 30th, Wilmington Fire Department units responded to a structure fire (duplex) in the 200 block of Williamson Drive. Upon arrival fire personnel reported having a working structure fire with both flames and smoke showing.
07/03/2017 8:17 AM
This is a historic day for the Wilmington Fire Department. Assistant Chief Jon Mason was promoted this morning to Deputy Fire Chief.
06/26/2017 11:00 AM
Wilmington Fire personnel are on scene of a residential structure fire on Michelle Drive. There were working fire conditions on first arrival and crews are making an attack on the fire at this time.
06/22/2017 11:28 AM
Wilmington Fire Department units are on scene at 354 Raleigh St. for an overturned 18 wheeler. The truck has spilled some of its cargo.
06/20/2017 8:22 AM
The Wilmington Fire Department Expands Child Safety Seat Program WFD Stations are available from 9:00-11:30 and 1:30-4:00 daily.
06/08/2017 4:58 PM
WFD fire crews are on the scene of a commercial fire at 720 N. 6th Street.
06/08/2017 4:52 PM
The WFD broke ground on June 7 for the new Station 5 on Shipyard Blvd
06/06/2017 10:11 AM
Wilmington Fire units were dispatched to 1210 Lilac court this morning for a reported residential structure fire. On arrival units reported working fire conditions with moderate smoke coming from a single story residential duplex structure.
04/24/2017 9:25 AM
Upon arrival flames and smoke were showing from the rear of the structure at 509 N 8th which had extended to the vinyl siding and into the attic space of the adjacent structure at 507 N. 8th.
04/24/2017 9:21 AM
Wilmington Fire personnel responded Sunday night April 16 at approximately 08:00 PM to a single family residential structure fire at 201 Kidder St. Fire crews arrived to heavy flames showing from the rear of the building. First arriving crews pulled fire attack lines and started fire control.
04/18/2017 10:55 AM