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  • Newport News woman accused of shooting, setting items in apartment on fire during argument

    A Newport News woman was arrested by police and accused of firing a pistol and lighting items on fire inside an apartment during a fight with her boyfriend Thursday. Attiyah Fenwick, 19, of the 100 block of Heritage Way, was charged with brandishing,...
  • Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell

    Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell
    Four Schaumburg families were displaced from their homes Friday because of an early morning fire, while on a separate call, firefighters helped a woman who had just given birth in an apartment stairwell. Four units of a multifamily apartment complex in...
  • One hospitalized after Hampton house fire

    One person was taken to a hospital after a fire at a home in Hampton Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman said.  The fire happened about 3:40 p.m. in the 1300 block of Bethel Avenue, where responding firefighters found smoke at the front door and from the...
  • Resident, dog escape fire at South Daytona home

    Resident, dog escape fire at South Daytona home
    One resident and a dog managed to escape a fire at their home in South Daytona early Thursday, officials said. South Daytona firefighters were called to the home about 2:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Blake Road. When they arrived, 50 percent of the...
  • Waterbury Crews Responded To Apartment Fire

    Waterbury Crews Responded To Apartment Fire
    WATERBURY — Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex on Oakville Avenue, officials said. Red Cross volunteers also responded to the scene. The fire was reported before 1 p.m. It is not yet known if anyone was...
  • Family of boy killed in fire files lawsuit

     Family of boy killed in fire files lawsuit
    The family of a 10-year-old boy who died in an apartment fire this month in Chicago filed a lawsuit Wednesday, alleging the building owners failed to provide working smoke detectors. The suit, which seeks more than $50,000 in damages, claims apartment...
  • Fire in West Boca destroys homes of two families

    Fire in West Boca destroys homes of two families
    Two families were displaced after a town home caught fire in West Boca on Tuesday, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. No one was injured in the fire, which happened at 1 a.m. in the 11600 block of Timbers Way. Firefighters arrived to find flames...
  • Nine Displaced After Main Street Fire

    Nine Displaced After Main Street Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people were displaced after a fire Tuesday at a downtown building. No one was hurt and the six tenants who were home at 1077 Main St. escaped without injury, Fire Chief Dave Billings said. The building at Main and Eldridge...
  • No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office

    No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office
    No injuries were reported when a small fire broke out Tuesday morning on the top floor and roof of the old post office building in the South Loop, officials said. The blaze broke out about 8:20 a.m. in a vent above railroad tracks that has been a...
  • Several residents displaced by Vernon Hills fire

    Several residents displaced by Vernon Hills fire
    Several residents were displaced when a fire broke out in northwest suburban Vernon Hills on Monday morning, authorities said. The blaze started at a two-story building around 9:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Jackson Court, according to a statement from...
  • 61 displaced in downtown Suffolk apartment fire, repairs to take a week

    61 displaced in downtown Suffolk apartment fire, repairs to take a week
    UPDATE: November 24, 2014 8:19 PM: Electrical repairs to a Suffolk apartment building after a fire that displaced 61 people Sunday are expected to take a week, city officials said.  The property manager for Suffolk Towers told city officials that...