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for Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Bulletin Vol. 18 Issue 3, May 1975
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Throughout the colonial era, Wilmington town commissioners grappled with the constant threat of fire. Despite the absence of serious fires, a number of precautionary measures were taken to protect the town. Before the Revolution, Wilmington had the most advanced means of fire control of any town in North Carolina.