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  • Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studied

    Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studied
    Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire this week that burned through much of a wharf and released high levels of toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities. The largest fire at the...
  • Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing

    Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing
    LONDON/WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Co Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight on Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane,...
  • Norfolk kitchen fire displaces 5

    Norfolk kitchen fire displaces 5
    A two-story home fire in Norfolk Thursday morning displaced five people, a spokesman said. Just before 10:30 a.m.,  firefighters were called to a home in the 200 block of West 28th Street, where they found smoke coming from the first floor, said Norfolk...
  • Two-alarm blaze near Mayfair Theatre halts light rail

    Two-alarm blaze near Mayfair Theatre halts light rail
    A two-alarm blaze at an adjacent building caused damage to the historic Mayfair Theatre in downtown Baltimore and shut down light rail operations Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at about 12:20 p.m. in the rear of a vacant building in the...
  • Norfolk apartment fire displaces two

    A kitchen fire in a Norfolk apartment displaced two people, a spokesman said. Just after 4:45 p.m., firefighters were called to the 7900 block of Becket Street, where they found the blaze in an upstairs unit in the two-story building, Norfolk Fire-...
  • Texas firefighters rescue pet frog from house fire

    FORT WORTH, Texas Fort Worth firefighters saved a pet frog from croaking. Fighting their first fire in Westworth Village since taking over fire services in July, firefighters were dispatched to the blaze shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday. The fire had...
  • 1 person transferred to burn unit after Elmhurst restaurant fire

    1 person transferred to burn unit after Elmhurst restaurant fire
    Three people were injured, including one who suffered burns, in a fire at an Elmhurst restaurant Tuesday. The Elmhurst Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at 1:19 p.m. Tuesday at Back Alley Burger at Illinois Highway 83 and St....
  • Smoldering fire at Los Angeles port stops container traffic

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday, because the foul air was too harmful for dock workers, officials said....
  • Loss from Saturday's fire near Churchville put at $500,000

    A fire in a garage and workshop on a farm near Churchville Saturday caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the 30-by-90 foot structure and its contents, state fire investigators said. A preliminary investigation disclosed the fire was caused when...
  • $19K Raised For East Hampton Family Who Lost Home In Fire

    EAST HAMPTON — An online campaign has already raised almost $19,000 to help a local family who lost everything when their log home above Lake Pocotopaug went up in flames last week. As of Wednesday, two crowd-funding sites started by friends had...
  • Hampton house fire displaces four

    A Tuesday night house fire in Hampton caused four people to be displaced, a spokesman said. The incident happened about 11:45 p.m. in the first block of Sharpley Avenue, where firefighters found smoke coming from the home, said Hampton Division of...