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  • 2 hurt in house fire started by discarded cigarette

    Fire officials say two people were taken to a hospital after a house fire in New Castle. The State Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze broke out about 9:30 p.m. Monday on Hillview Avenue. Authorities say a 94-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man were...
  • Extra-alarm fire guts grocery store in Irving Park

    Extra-alarm fire guts grocery store in Irving Park
    Antonia Villeges watched in disbelief as flames that engulfed Windy City Produce, a grocery store in the Irving Park neighborhood where she has been working for more than three years. “I ran here as fast as I could,” said Villeges, 23, who...
  • Cop, Fire Officials Help Woman Out Of Burning House

    WOLCOTT — A police officer, a deputy fire chief and the town fire marshal helped a woman out of her house as a fire raged behind her Monday, fire officials said. The woman was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury for possible smoke...
  • Woman dies after being pulled from burning W. Pa. home

    A western Pennsylvania woman who uses a motorized scooter to get around has died after firefighters pulled her from a burning home. Firefighters say the woman had been trapped by thick smoke and flames from the fire, which started around 10:45 p.m....
  • 1 dead in Taiwan from fire sparked by quake off south Japan

    A strong undersea earthquake struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday, sparking a house fire that killed a person outside of Taiwan's capital and causing Japanese authorities to evacuate some schoolchildren as a tsunami precaution. The quake...
  • Brush Fire In New Hartford Extinguished

    Brush Fire In New Hartford Extinguished
    NEW HARTFORD — A brush fire that burned eight acres in a state forest near Satan's Kingdom Recreation Area was extinguished Sunday, authorities said. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. The fire in the Nepaug State Forest began...
  • 1 dead after Eau Claire apartment fire

    One person is dead after an early morning fire in an Eau Claire apartment building. Crews were called to the burning four-plex just before 3 a.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke and some flames coming from the second floor of...
  • 2 firefighters injured battling fire in Boston's North End

    Two firefighters suffered non-serious injuries after a fire broke out in a vacant apartment building in the city's North End. The Boston Fire Department said crews responded to a report of a building fire at 3 Stillman Place shortly before 4 p.m....
  • 5 things to know about brush fires

    5 things to know about brush fires
    A brush fire whipped out of control on Blue Mountain in Lehigh and Carbon counties Saturday, shutting down area roads. Brush fires are one of the more common types of fires in urban and wild areas, according to a November 2013 report by the National...
  • Brush fire in Fullerton prompts voluntary evacuations

    Brush fire in Fullerton prompts voluntary evacuations
    A brush fire in the Brea Dam Recreational Area in Fullerton on Saturday prompted the voluntary evacuations of a number of nearby homes, authorities said. The fire was reported about 3:25 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Harbor Boulevard and is being...
  • Ex-lender offers $300K to get revel fire systems back online

    The former lender to Atlantic City's Revel casino is offering $300,000 to get electricity turned back on at the complex. Wells Fargo acknowledges it no longer has anything to do with the building, which was bought on April 7 by Florida developer Glenn...