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  • Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area

    Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area
    A violent line of storms pounded the Chicago area late Monday, bringing torrential rains and powerful wind gusts and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power. The storm system may have produced small tornadoes in areas south of Chicago,...
  • Two large fires break out in Baltimore vacant properties

    Two large fires break out in Baltimore vacant properties
    Baltimore firefighters battled two separate two-alarm fires in vacant properties Monday evening and early Tuesday morning, though no one was injured in either incident. One fire broke out in the 5700 block of Eastern Ave., on the edge of the Johns...
  • Brush fire closes 90 Freeway in Marina del Rey

    Brush fire closes 90 Freeway in Marina del Rey
    A brush fire shut down all lanes of the 90 Freeway at Culver Boulevard in Marina del Rey on Saturday afternoon. Nearly 100 firefighters put the fire out in about an hour, confining it to less than 4 acres. A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said...
  • Bronzeville extra-alarm fire out, no one hurt

    Bronzeville extra-alarm fire out, no one hurt
    An extra-alarm fire tore through three buildings Sunday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood. No one was hurt, according to a Chicago Fire Department official. It started about 6:45 p.m. at an abandoned building at 4233 S. Champlain Ave. and spread...
  • One person injured in Virginia Beach boat fire

    One person injured in Virginia Beach boat fire
    The owner of a boat received minor burns Sunday night after the vessel caught on fire, a Virginia Beach Fire Department spokesman said. Crews responded to the blaze in the 3800 block of Old Shell Road at about 8:45 p.m. and found the boat fully engulfed...
  • Sons carry mom, 88, from Fort Lauderdale house fire

    Sons carry mom, 88, from Fort Lauderdale house fire
    An 88-year-old woman was rescued Monday by her two grown sons from a fire in the home she's occupied for more than 50 years. Crews from Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue were called to the home on the 500 block of NW 8th Ave. at 2:15 a.m, according to...
  • Woman injured in Northwest Side fire

    Woman injured in Northwest Side fire
    Firefighters rescued a woman from a fire at a Northwest Side apartment building this morning. The fire started about 5 a.m. in a three-story apartment building in the 4900 block of Monticello Avenue. What caused the fire is still under investigation,...
  • Man burned, deputy injured in home fire in Deerfield Beach

    Man burned, deputy injured in home fire in Deerfield Beach
    A man was critically injured during a fire in Deerfield Beach that also injured a deputy, according to a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman. The fire broke out shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday in an apartment in the Tivoli Lakes development, just east...
  • Arizona wildfire grows to 5,000 acres as evacuations continue

    Arizona wildfire grows to 5,000 acres as evacuations continue
    A wildfire that has burned in eastern Arizona for nearly 48 hours has spread across roughly 5,000 acres and continues to force evacuations, fire officials said Saturday. The San Juan blaze, which was first reported Thursday morning, started about 18...
  • Virginia Beach apartment fire started in kitchen, officials say

    A fire at a Virginia Beach apartment Friday started in the kitchen, a spokeswoman said. Firefighters were called to The Sands apartments, a senior living community, in the 6400 block of Auburn Drive, where they found that the sprinkler system had mostly...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire

    A Hampton home was damaged in a fire Friday afternoon, officials said. About 4:25 p.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Newby Drive, where they found heavy smoke from all sides, said Hampton Assistant Chief Jeff Pereira. They initially...