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  • Gas-Fueled Fire Lights Up Wethersfield Neighborhood

    Gas-Fueled Fire Lights Up Wethersfield Neighborhood
    WETHERSFIELD — A high voltage primary line that fell onto a natural gas shutoff valve Wednesday night caused a 20-foot jet of gas to light the night sky at Wells and Goff roads, until gas crews were able to halt the flow through a trench they dug...
  • Child seriously burned in Riviera Beach apartment fire

    A second-floor apartment caught fire in Riviera Beach, seriously burning a 7-year-old boy who was pulled to safety by his father.   The fire happened about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at an apartment building in the 300 block of Blue Heron Boulevard. The boy's...
  • Worker injured at suburban textile shop

    Worker injured at suburban textile shop
    An employee who works for a textile company in Villa Park was taken to the hospital late Wednesday morning after his hand got caught in a machine that presses and folds linens, according to fire officials. The fire department responded to an extrication...
  • 22 Displaced In Hartford Fire

    22 Displaced In Hartford Fire
    HARTFORD — Firefighters battled a blaze in an apartment building at 115-117 Blue Hills Ave. early Wednesday that displaced 21 adults and one child. The fire in the 12-unit brick apartment building was reported about 6:40 a.m. The building's...
  • Cops: Man in custody after Logan Square fire

    Cops: Man in custody after Logan Square fire
    An 18-year-old man is in custody after authorities said he set fire to a vacant house in the Logan Square neighborhood early Wednesday. The fire started about 3 a.m. in a vacant two-story house in the 3500 block of West Palmer Street, said Chicago...
  • Downers Grove blaze sends firefighter to hospital

    Downers Grove blaze sends firefighter to hospital
    One firefighter was injured during a fire Wednesday at a Downers Grove apartment complex. Fire crews were called about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday to the Prentiss Creek apartment complex in the 2000 block of Prentiss Drive in Downers Grove, said fire department...
  • 2 women found dead after Northwest Side fire identified

    2 women found dead after Northwest Side fire identified
    Two women found dead after a suspicious fire in the basement of a two-flat building in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood Thursday night have been identified, authorities said Tuesday. The fire started about 11:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Parker...
  • In an emergency, could you help? Community volunteers get disaster-aid training

    In an emergency, could you help? Community volunteers get disaster-aid training
    Lifeguard Capt. Mike Halphide squirted shaving cream onto the gloved hands of about 10 volunteers. Halphide was leading the group from Newport Beach's Jasmine Creek neighborhood in a first-aid drill Saturday morning. In this exercise, they practiced...
  • Man faces charges in second Poconos arson

    Man faces charges in second Poconos arson
    A 72-year-old man facing trial in a Pocono Township arson case was charged Tuesday with setting fire to his apartment in Stroudsburg two months earlier, state police said. Paul W. York was charged with arson and related charges in the Aug. 2 fire in...
  • Milford Home Uninhabitable After Fire

    Milford Home Uninhabitable After Fire
    MILFORD — A homeowner escaped without injury as fire spread throughout a house on Underhill Road Monday, fire officials said. The fire department responded about 2:15 p.m., fire officials said. There was heavy fire coming from the back of the...
  • Six family members die in McKeesport blaze

    Six family members, including four children, died of acute smoke and fume inhalation in a McKeesport house fire Saturday, according to the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner. The medical examiner's office on Sunday identified the victims as...