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  • Chicago Ridge fire leaves about 15 people displaced

    Chicago Ridge fire leaves about 15 people displaced
    About 15 people were displaced from their homes after a fire broke out in an apartment complex in suburban Chicago Ridge. About 10:30 p.m. Monday, firefighters were called to an 18-unit apartment building in the 9800 block of Sayre Avenue in the...
  • Fire chief: False alarms down in Lower Macungie after crackdown

    Fire chief: False alarms down in Lower Macungie after crackdown
    Lower Macungie Township's crackdown on false fire alarms originating from homes and business is beginning to pay off, according to the township's fire department. David Nosal, chief of the Lower Macungie Township Fire Department, said the number of...
  • Evanston house fire extinguished; no one injured

    Evanston house fire extinguished; no one injured
    Chris Schriner watched in disbelief as the two-story house she bought with her husband, Mike, just before Thanksgiving went up in flames. The rust-colored house in the 2500 block of Harrison Street in Evanston was a new start for the couple, who have 1-...
  • Fire destroys Hamilton Avenue home

    Fire destroys Hamilton Avenue home
    A two-alarm fire on Tuesday has caused a residence on the 3400 block of Hamilton Avenue to collapse, but Baltimore City Fire officials said that the dwelling was unoccupied and they reported no injuries. Baltimore City fire spokesman Roman Clark said the...
  • In power surge, TVs smoke, lightbulbs pop in Bushkill homes; neighborhood goes dark

    In power surge, TVs smoke, lightbulbs pop in Bushkill homes; neighborhood goes dark
    Firefighters were dispatched Tuesday night to at least five Bushkill Township homes where fire alarms went off as televisions smoked and lights flickered, according to emergency radio reports. No one was reported injured. Fire officials radioed that...
  • Panthers coach Rivera finds perspective in brother's cancer fight

    When Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera thought he had it tough this year, from a two-month winless streak to seeing his house catch on fire Monday, he found perspective in what his older brother was going through. For the past 15 months, Mickey Rivera...
  • Hartford Fire Displaces 25; More Than Six Rescued

    Hartford Fire Displaces 25; More Than Six Rescued
    HARTFORD — An early-morning fire injured five and forced the rescue of more than a half-dozen people from an apartment building, a fire official said Wednesday. Twenty-five people who lived in 17 apartments were displaced, said Fire Lt. Raul Ortiz....
  • Fire damages garage in Glendale

    Firefighters on Thursday evening extinguished a garage fire in Glendale that caused an estimated $100,000 in damages, officials said. Fire crews were dispatched at 9:24 p.m. to the 1000 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard, where a detached garage was...
  • Electrical overload sparks Christmas tree fire in Oak Park

    Electrical overload sparks Christmas tree fire in Oak Park
    Fire crews made short work of an electrical fire that lit up a Christmas tree on the 1400 block of North Austin Boulevard Tuesday night. The fire, which took place at a brick two-flat apartment building at 1426 N. Austin, burned for about half an hour...
  • Westlake motel residents pick up the pieces after Christmas fire

     Westlake motel residents pick up the pieces after Christmas fire
    Robert Lindsay smelled smoke Christmas night as he walked through the light green courtyard of the JJ Park Motel Residence. He took a bag of groceries to his room — where his 10-year-old son, Kanyae, was watching a basketball game — and went...
  • Fire kills 5 at Texas senior-living apartment building

    Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said. Ten other residents of the Wedgwood Apartments remained hospitalized and an unknown number were unaccounted...