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  • St. Charles house fire believed to be weather-related

    St. Charles house fire believed to be weather-related
    The St. Charles Fire Department responded to a structural fire at a single-family home early Tuesday morning that officials say was likely caused by the heavy storm that battered the region over night. Just before 2 a.m., a St. Charles Police Department...
  • Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities

     Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities
    After more than a dozen suspicious fires burned through the downtown Orlando area and historic Sanford area in the past two months, authorities are trying to determine whether a serial arsonist is at work in the Central Florida region. It will likely be...
  • Fire causes significant damage to house on Linda Isle

    More than a dozen firefighting crews helped douse a second-alarm blaze on Linda Isle in Newport Beach on Saturday morning. About 8 a.m., the first engine on the scene found flames showing through the second-story windows of a large house in the 100...
  • Pit bull saves deaf boy: Ace licks his face, he escapes fire

    Pit bull saves deaf boy: Ace licks his face, he escapes fire
    A deaf teenager was saved from a burning house in Indianapolis on Wednesday by his pit bull, Ace. Without Ace, Nick Lamb very probably would not have made it out of his house alive, Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith told the Los Angeles...
  • Small fire near Goliath coaster at Six Flags

    Small fire near Goliath coaster at Six Flags
    Gurnee firefighters were at Six Flags Great America this afternoon after roof shingles caught fire on a structure attached to the park’s new wooden roller coaster, Goliath. Those shingles, located above the station where passengers eventually will...
  • Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood

    Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood
    More than 90 firefighters responded Sunday morning to a fully engulfed one-story commercial building in Hollywood, authorities said. The blaze occurred about 9 a.m. in 1000 block of Orange Drive just east of La Brea Avenue and produced a plume of...
  • Fire damages Naperville-area garage, townhouse

     Fire damages Naperville-area garage, townhouse
    Fires at two Naperville-area homes caused significant damage to the properties Sunday, but no injuries, according to authorities. A fire broke out in the 2500 block of Durango Lane on the city's south side just before 6 p.m., officials said in a news...
  • Official: Rizzos fire not suspicious

    Official: Rizzos fire not suspicious
    UPDATE: Fire Investigators concluded that improperly discarded smoking materials was the apparent cause. The origin of the fire was the second floor porch/balcony in the rear of the building. The fire was not suspicious and considered accidental. ***...
  • Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow

    Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow
    More than 100 people have been evacuated in south-central Oregon after a rapidly moving fire burned about 2,900 acres and destroyed nine homes in Klamath County, officials said Monday. No injuries have been reported from what is being called the...
  • Middle school students escape charter bus fire

    Middle school students escape charter bus fire
    No one was injured when a charter bus carrying Indiana middle-school students traveling to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee caught fire Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Department. Firefighters...
  • Fire strikes Naperville-area home

     Fire strikes Naperville-area home
    Fire broke out at a Naperville-area home Sunday afternoon while its occupants were out of town, according to authorities. Firefighters from the Lisle-Woodridge Fire District were called to the home in the 23W700 block of Hobson Road about 12:30 p.m....