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  • Vigil held for girl, grandparents killed in Ohio house fire

    Hundreds in northeast Ohio gathered to honor a couple and their 10-year-old granddaughter who died in a house fire hours before a man suspected of raping the girl was to go on trial. A vigil was held Tuesday evening in Youngstown to remember the three...
  • Firefighter injured battling South Side blaze; 6 residents displaced

    Firefighter injured battling South Side blaze; 6 residents displaced
    A firefighter was injured and six people were displaced after a fire erupted in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side. The blaze started around 4:15 a.m. in a two-story home in the 5000 block of South Princeton Avenue, said Chicago Fire...
  • Fire marshal: Candle not likely cause of blaze that killed 2

    An investigator says a candle likely didn't start a western Pennsylvania house fire that killed two young boys, despite their father's claims to the contrary. Cullen "CJ" Whittier has told reporters he believed the candle started the fire in his New...
  • Seven displaced in Pasadena fire

    Seven displaced in Pasadena fire
    A house fire Tuesday night in Pasadena displaced seven people and caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, an Anne Arundel fire department spokesman said. Firefighters responded to the 4400 block of Mountain Road,  in Pasadena's Lake Shore community,...
  • 4 injured in fire on Manhattan's Upper East Side

    Fire officials say four people have been injured, two seriously, in an early morning fire on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The fire broke out at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday in a six-story apartment building on 78th Street between First and Second avenues. A fire...
  • 2 rescued, 1 injured as top floors of building burn in LA

    Two people had to be rescued and one was injured after fire engulfed the top of a building near downtown Los Angeles. City fire Capt. Daniel Curry says firefighters arrived at the fire in the Westlake District about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. The two people...
  • Man, 72, found dead at home during Lower Saucon brush fire

    Man, 72, found dead at home during Lower Saucon brush fire
    A 72-year-old-man was identified as the victim found at a Monday morning brush fire in the 2500 Block of Apple Street in Lower Saucon Township. Patrick E. McChesney Sr., 72, was discovered dead at the scene as fire crews battled the blaze, said...
  • Burning towel caused fatal Brooklyn Park fire

    The Brooklyn Park fire that killed three people in February was likely caused by a towel left too close to a hot lamp, Anne Arundel County Fire Department officials said Tuesday. The finding confirms early reports that the Feb. 10 fire was caused by a...
  • AIG says it tried to drop Risoldi family as clients after first fire at Bucks estate

    AIG says it tried to drop Risoldi family as clients after first fire at Bucks estate
    An AIG insurance adjuster testified the company tried to drop the Risoldi family as clients ever since 2009, following the first of what would be three fires at the family's Buckingham estate. James O'Keefe told a Bucks County District Court judge...
  • Russian nuclear submarine catches fire while under repair

    A Russian nuclear submarine that was under repair in a far northern port caught fire Tuesday, but officials said there was no danger of explosion or radiation leak. The fire broke out in the Zvezdochka shipyard in Severodvinsk, about 1,000 kilometers...
  • Man dies in Winnebago County house fire

    Authorities say a man is dead after a house fire in Winnebago County. Officials say the fire started about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the Town of the Black Wolf. Shortly after midnight, firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, and the victim's body was...