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  • Newport News firefighters respond to blaze behind The Towers apartment building

    Newport News firefighters respond to blaze behind The Towers apartment building
    A storage unit containing plywood caught fire Sunday afternoon in a vacant lot between The Towers apartment building on Waterfront Circle and Marshall Avenue. The Newport News Fire Department was first dispatched around 3:48 p.m. to Shore Drive, where...
  • Giant King fire burns 10 homes, could be whipped up as weather shifts

    The King fire in Northern California grew this weekend, destroying at least 10 homes, as officials worried that changing weather conditions could fuel the massive blaze even more. National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Clapp said meteorologists...
  • Hay barn destroyed in fire in Ellicott City

    Hay barn destroyed in fire in Ellicott City
    A barn was destroyed after it caught fire Sunday in Ellicott City, the Howard County Fire Department said. The 60-by-30-foot hay barn was in the 10600 block of Clarksville Pike. The roof had collapsed by the time firefighters arrived, the department...
  • Des Plaines working toward reducing number of take-home vehicles

    Des Plaines working toward reducing number of take-home vehicles
    Des Plaines City Manager Michael Bartholomew is asking the city's fire and police chiefs to reduce the number of vehicles personnel in their departments are allowed to take home. At a recent meeting, Des Plaines City Council members voted 6-1 to approve...
  • Firefighter hurt in extra-alarm fire in Little Village

    Firefighter hurt in extra-alarm fire in Little Village
    A firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling an extra-alarm fire in a two-story commercial building in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side this morning, officials said. The blaze started around 5:39 a.m. in the 4000 block of West...
  • Water brought in to fight extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth

    Water brought in to fight extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth
    Dozens of fire departments battled an extra-alarm blaze that broke out this morning in far north suburban Wadsworth, officials said. A home near MacIntosh Court and Orchard Bluff Lane caught on fire around 4 a.m., according to a Newport Township Fire...
  • 1 person transferred to burn unit after Elmhurst restaurant fire

    1 person transferred to burn unit after Elmhurst restaurant fire
    Three people were injured, including one who suffered burns, in a fire at an Elmhurst restaurant Tuesday. The Elmhurst Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at 1:19 p.m. Tuesday at Back Alley Burger at Illinois Highway 83 and St....
  • Port of L.A. fire extinguished; crews begin demolition, repairs

    Port of L.A. fire extinguished; crews begin demolition, repairs
    The Port of Los Angeles fire that sent a thick plume of toxic smoke into the air Tuesday, forcing a nearby elementary school to evacuate, has been fully extinguished, officials said Wednesday. Crews will now begin the process of demolition and cleanup...
  • Port of Los Angeles operations to resume; fire nearly extinguished

    Port of Los Angeles operations to resume; fire nearly extinguished
    Most of the Port of Los Angeles’ terminals were expected to resume normal operations Tuesday evening after a fire that ripped through the wharf was nearly knocked down. Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, said the fire...
  • $19K Raised For East Hampton Family Who Lost Home In Fire

    EAST HAMPTON — An online campaign has already raised almost $19,000 to help a local family who lost everything when their log home above Lake Pocotopaug went up in flames last week. As of Wednesday, two crowd-funding sites started by friends had...
  • Hampton house fire displaces four

    A Tuesday night house fire in Hampton caused four people to be displaced, a spokesman said. The incident happened about 11:45 p.m. in the first block of Sharpley Avenue, where firefighters found smoke coming from the home, said Hampton Division of...