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  • Air Force vet charged with attacking cop near burning home

    Air Force vet charged with attacking cop near burning home
    An Air Force veteran was ordered held on $300,000 bond after he allegedly hit a police officer Friday at the scene of his burning home that left his dog dead and three firefighters hospitalized, authorities said. Cook County Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr....
  • Blaze displaces 21 people from 1,000-square-foot Pacoima home

    Blaze displaces 21 people from 1,000-square-foot Pacoima home
    A fire that scorched a tiny Pacoima house before dawn Saturday displaced 21 people, including nine adults and a dozen children. The fire broke out about 5 a.m. at the back end of the 1,000-square-foot house on Kelowna Street, officials said. It took...
  • Garage fire displaces 7 in Suffolk

    Garage fire displaces 7 in Suffolk
    A fire that sparked in an attached garage in central Suffolk Saturday afternoon has left seven people temporarily displaced. Dispatchers got the call just before 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, according to City of Suffolk spokesman Tim Kelley. The first...
  • Southington Firefighters Extinguish Car Fire In Garage, Save House

    SOUTHINGTON — Firefighters prevented a car fire in a garage from spreading into the adjoining house Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were called to 345 Winding Ridge Road at 3:28 p.m. for a report of a car fire in the garage. When firefighters...
  • Heat, smoke delay search of Greek ferry for bodies

    For a second day, fierce heat from a slow-burning blaze kept firefighters and other investigators on Saturday from searching the hold and vehicle decks of a Greek ferry for more bodies. At least 11 people perished in the pre-dawn blaze on Dec. 28...
  • Wildfires in south Australia ease amid cooler conditions; more than a dozen homes destroyed

    Cooler conditions on Sunday were helping hundreds of firefighters working to contain a massive wildfire that had forced thousands of people to flee their homes in southern Australia. A dozen homes have been destroyed by the fire in the Adelaide Hills...
  • State officials report 11 fatal fires in December

    State officials report 11 fatal fires in December
    Eleven people died in fires in Maryland in December, making it the second-deadliest month of 2014, according to state fire officials. The state counted 62 fire deaths last year, said Deputy State Fire Marshal Bruce D. Bouch. March had the most deaths...
  • Wood stove sparks house fire in Carroll

    Wood stove sparks house fire in Carroll
    A wood stove ignited a fire Saturday afternoon that damaged a home in Manchester, fire officials said. The two-story, wood-frame home, in the 2500 block of Mindi Drive in the Carroll County community, sustained $100,000 damage, according to the Maryland...
  • One person dead, another injured in fiery crash on Old Winter Garden Road

    One person dead, another injured in fiery crash on Old Winter Garden Road
    One person died when the BMW he was driving caught fire after a crash on Edgewood Ranch Road Saturday morning, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Officials had to wait for the BMW driver's dental records to confirm his identity, said Sgt. Kim...
  • Vacant home damaged by fire in Newport News

    Vacant home damaged by fire in Newport News
    An investigation is underway after a vacant house caught fire in Southeast Newport News Monday morning. The home is located in the 900 block of 16th Street. Firefighters arrived just after 11 a.m. and saw smoke and flames coming from the structure,...
  • Panthers coach Ron Rivera, family not injured in house fire

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera has more to worry about this week than his team's upcoming NFC playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks after an overnight fire at his home left his family displaced on Monday. The Rivera family's 7,000-...