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  • Meriden Fire Displaces About 24 People

    MERIDEN — About 24 people were displaced by an electrical fire Sunday in a West Main Street apartment building. The fire, in a four-story building at 250 West Main St., was reported shortly before 4 p.m., said Deputy Fire Chief David Bowen. It...
  • Man, two dogs die in San Bernardino County house fire

    Man, two dogs die in San Bernardino County house fire
    Authorities on Monday were investigating the cause of a house fire that left a man and two dogs dead in San Bernardino County. The blaze was reported shortly before 2:30 a.m. in the 11500 block of Villa Street in Adelanto, and flames and heavy smoke...
  • Pacific Northwest fires continue to spread, threaten homes

    Cooler temperatures may briefly aid firefighters trying to contain 22 fires in the Pacific Northwest, but hot and dry summer weather will return later next week and is expected to continue fueling the blazes. Uncontained large fires in Oregon and...
  • Fire Drives 12 People Out Of South Windsor Condos

    Fire Drives 12 People Out Of South Windsor Condos
    SOUTH WINDSOR — At least 12 people were left homeless temporarily after a smoky fire broke out early Saturday morning at a condominium complex on Misty Meadow Lane in South Windsor, officials said. The blaze started at about 6 a.m. at the Burr...
  • Boat catches fire and sinks near Deerfield Beach

    A 36-foot Sea Ray caught fire and sank near Hillsboro Inlet off Deerfield Beach on Sunday. A man and a woman were aboard. Both were rescued; the woman was treated for minor burns. Witnesses from as far away as Port Everglades reported the fire, but...
  • U.S. says faulty line, wind gusts caused Powerhouse fire in Santa Clarita

    U.S. says faulty line, wind gusts caused Powerhouse fire in Santa Clarita
    A tripped power line coupled with gusty winds caused a wildfire that scorched more than 30,000 acres last year in Santa Clarita, a federal report released Tuesday concludes. Firefighters found a damaged insulator on the power line with “visible...
  • Kitten rescued from house fire in Newport News

    Kitten rescued from house fire in Newport News
    A stray kitten that may have been taking up shelter underneath an abandoned home in Southeast Newport News was found by firefighters after the house caught on fire Monday morning. Crews responded to the blaze at the boarded up home in the 600 block of...
  • Several Displaced After Vernon Fire

    Several Displaced After Vernon Fire
    VERNON — An overnight fire at a Cedar Street home displaced several residents, according to fire officials. Crews were at 8 Cedar St. for most of the Monday morning, fire officials said. The building is a multi-family home. None of the residents...
  • 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...
  • Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire

    Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire
    A Brooklyn Park man was arrested and charged after a fire in Anne Arundel County Monday morning that injured one person. Xavien Neal Pinkney, 23, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, two counts of malicious burning in...
  • 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...