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  • Methane plant fire damages power generator at Newport Coast

    Newport Beach firefighters extinguished a small electrical fire Thursday at a methane collection facility on a shuttered landfill in Newport Coast. Firefighters responded around 5:30 a.m. to 20661 Newport Coast Drive, where they found heavy smoke and...
  • Conveyor belt at Newport News Pepsi bottling plant catches fire, extinguished quickly

    A smaill fire broke out on a conveyor belt at Pepsi Bottling Group in Newport News Friday morning but extinguished before firefighters arrived, officials said. The incident happened at the facility at 17200 Warwick Blvd.just before 10:15 a.m. when a...
  • Overturned fuel tanker ignites fire in Boyle Heights

    Overturned fuel tanker ignites fire in Boyle Heights
    A flaming tanker truck that threatened a Boyle Heights neighborhood Friday has been extinguished, but not before a river of fuel flowing from the big rig caught fire and burned a building. The building, said Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey, was...
  • CSX train engine room catches fire in Howard County

    CSX train engine room catches fire in Howard County
    A fire broke out in the engine room of a moving CSX train carrying gravel in Howard County Thursday night, the fire department said. Crews responded just before 8 p.m. to the fire, which was contained to the train when it stopped at Marriottsville...
  • SWFD emphasizes fire safety at open house

    The South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department held an open house at Station 3 and Ambulance Facility on October 26. The day focused on fire safety and fun for children and families. This year's fire prevention week was Oct. 5 to Oct. 11, but SWFD extended...
  • 4 dead, 5 missing after plane crashes at Wichita airport

    WICHITA, Kan. A twin-engine aircraft crashed on top of a building at Mid-Continent Airport just after take-off Thursday morning, killing at least four people and injuring at least five others, authorities said. The plane struck the top of a...
  • Child Playing With Lighter Sparks Windsor House Fire

    Child Playing With Lighter Sparks Windsor House Fire
    WINDSOR — A child playing with a cigarette lighter heavily damaged at a home at 62 Seymour St. Thursday morning, the town's fire inspector said. The fire was reported about 7 a.m. and first arriving Windsor firefighters reported smoke coming...
  • 4 dead may be the 4 counted as missing after Wichita plane crash

    WICHITA, Kan. The four people that authorities thought were missing since a twin-engine aircraft crashed Thursday morning on top of a building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport apparently are the same four who were confirmed dead earlier in the day,...
  • Suffolk business damaged in fire

    Suffolk business damaged in fire
    A business in downtown Suffolk was damaged in a fire Thursday morning, a city spokeswoman said.  Firefighters were called to Uptown Variety, at 420 Carolina Road, just before 2 a.m., City of Suffolk spokeswoman Diana L. Klink said in a news release....
  • Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized

    Gunman who opened fire from Lawndale home shot, hospitalized
    A 23-year-old man was shot by a deputy Wednesday after he opened fire from a home in Lawndale, prompting a neighborhood lockdown as authorities rushed to evacuate nearby residents. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said Travis Herr...
  • Cat rescued in Hinsdale house fire

    Cat rescued in Hinsdale house fire
    A fire that tore through the rear of a house Wednesday morning in Hinsdale caused about $50,000 in damage. The fire department responded at about 4 a.m. to a call from a resident of 425 Bodin St. who reported that her house was on fire, according to a...