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  • Rash of suspicious fires in Orlando, Sanford have investigators on alert

    Rash of suspicious fires in Orlando, Sanford have investigators on alert
    Investigators are alarmed over a recent string of suspected arson fires in downtown Orlando and Sanford — including five this weekend — and are trying to determine if the blazes are linked. On Monday, Orlando fire officials said 12...
  • Authorities arrest man in Seminole arson, seek to question sibling in other fires

     Authorities arrest man in Seminole arson, seek to question sibling in other fires
    State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June. When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...
  • Firefighters in Orlando rescue woman from house during fire

    Firefighters in Orlando rescue woman from house during fire
    Orlando firefighter Rob Petroff could see the woman's face pressed up against her bathroom window screen as smoke poured out of her house Monday. The woman's kitchen was on fire and flames were spreading through the roof of the home on Margie Court near...
  • Firefighters battle 2 overnight blazes in Daytona Beach

     Firefighters battle 2 overnight blazes in Daytona Beach
    Firefighters spent Wednesday morning battling two blazes at homes in Daytona Beach. The first fire, in the 500 block of Lenox Avenue, is being called suspicious, officials said. It's too early to determine whether that fire is connected to the...
  • Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park

    Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park
    Another suspected arson fire at a vacant home in Thornton Park was discovered by a neighbor on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orlando Fire Department. It's the sixth suspicious fire to be reported between late Saturday and early Sunday and the 13th...
  • Steep terrain hampers fight against 400-acre wildfire above Azusa

    Steep terrain hampers fight against 400-acre wildfire above Azusa
    A fast-moving 400-acre wildfire in the hills above Azusa was just 5% contained late Sunday and early Monday, but was burning away from homes, fire officials said. The Tecolote fire in the Angeles National Forest was first reported at about 2:30 p.m....
  • Lehigh Township to buy firetruck, expand two bays

    The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company will be getting an upgrade to its fleet following action last week by the Board of Supervisors. As supervisors work to hammer out a capital improvement plan to identify equipment in need of replacement for...
  • More than 100 firefighters battle blaze in North Hollywood

    More than 100 firefighters responded Friday night to a blaze that burned through the roof of a one-story commercial building in North Hollywood. The fire broke out at 7432 Fulton Ave., just south of Raymer Street, about 7:30 p.m. Within an hour,...
  • Neverdon gathers signatures to challenge Mosby for city state's attorney

    Neverdon gathers signatures to challenge Mosby for city state's attorney
    Veteran defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. brought about 6,000 signatures to the city's Board of Elections on Monday — a total that, if verified, will put him on November's ballot as an independent candidate for Baltimore state's attorney....
  • Calif. TV anchor resigns after shoplifting scheme charges

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. There is no denying Sabrina Rodriguez has talent. The anchor for Sacramento's Fox40 lists five Emmy awards on her Facebook page, and that doesn't include two more she received at a gala ceremony June 14 in San Francisco, not far from...
  • Woman's body found in the ruins of burned O.C. home

    Woman's body found in the ruins of burned O.C. home
    The body of a woman was found in the smoldering ruins of a single-story home in Costa Mesa that was consumed by a blaze Tuesday, authorities said. By the time crews responded to reports of a fire at the Oahu Place homeĀ  just after 6:30 a.m., flames...