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  • Faulty propane tank suspected in residential fire

    Costa Mesa fire officials suspect that a malfunctioning propane tank caused a fire at a home on Gannet Drive on Tuesday evening. Firefighters were initially called to the 2700 block of Gannet Drive at 6:42 p.m. to put out a barbecue fire. When fire...
  • Dog rescued from Hampton house fire

    A dog was rescued from a home that caught fire in Hampton on Wednesday night. About 9:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Garrett Drive, said Hampton Assistant Chief Jeff Pereira.  Officials determined the fire started because of a...
  • Northern California wildfire threatens more than 2,000 homes

    The King fire in Northern California has grown to about 27,930 acres and now threatens 2,007 homes in forest communities east of Sacramento, officials reported. In addition to the homes, the blaze also threatens 1,505 other structures as firefighters...
  • Leesburg Fire Department checking up on smoke detectors

    Leesburg Fire Department checking up on smoke detectors
    If you don’t have a smoke detector in your home, keep in mind that the Leesburg Fire Department is now providing free alarms to city residents – as well as inspections of their homes. The department is using this program to offer 221 free...
  • Bedroom Fire Displaces East Hartford Family

    Bedroom Fire Displaces East Hartford Family
    EAST HARTFORD — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a small fire Wednesday night inside a duplex a 8 Woodlawn Circle. No one was injured, but a family of two adults and three children was displaced. The Red Cross provided emergency...
  • Firefighter rescued from three-alarm apartment fire in West Hollywood

    Firefighter rescued from three-alarm apartment fire in West Hollywood
    A firefighter was taken to a hospital Thursday afternoon after flames ripped through a three-story apartment complex in West Hollywood, officials said. The firefighter was rescued by a rapid intervention crew as the three-alarm fire swept through the...
  • Massive Northern California fire outrunning firefighters

    In a summer of destructive blazes across Central and Northern California, the King fire — burning out of control in the forest east of Sacramento — has officials particularly alarmed. The fire exploded in a matter of hours into the second-...
  • Fire Damages West Hartford Home

    Fire Damages West Hartford Home
    WEST HARTFORD — A fire severely damaged a single-family home on Porter Road early Friday, according to fire officials. The fire was reported just after 2 a.m. at 26 Porter Road, fire officials said. The residents, a family of five, were alerted...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire, 2 people displaced

    Hampton home damaged in fire, 2 people displaced
    A Hampton home was spared from major fire damage Friday after a resident shut the door of the room that was ablaze, a fire department spokeswoman said.    Firefighters responded to the home in the first block of Lake Ovide Court just before 7:30 a.m.,...
  • Orland Park woman remains in critical condition after house fire

    Orland Park woman remains in critical condition after house fire
    An Orland Park woman is still in critical condition after a fire broke out in her home Saturday, according to a friend of the family, and friends and relatives are organizing an online fundraising campaign to help her family recover from the blaze that...
  • Family of 7 displaced after Norfolk house fire

    Seven people were displaced early Saturday morning in Norfolk after a ripped through their home. Norfolk Fire Rescue got a call for a house fire just after 1 a.m. and responded to a house on the 1700 block of Melon Street, according to Battalion Chief...