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  • Fire officials: 1 dead in central Florida fire

    One person died in a mobile home fire in Davenport. Polk County Fire Rescue officials say the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived just before 7 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say family members who live nearby couldn't make contact...
  • Washington 'firestorm' scorches 3,000 acres, burns 24 homes

    WENATCHEE, Wash. Diane Reed stood amid the still-smoldering ash and rubble of what used to be the family home Monday in the affluent Broadview subdivision northwest of town. "It reminds me of a war zone," said Reed, a substitute teacher and mother of two...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster

    Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster
    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend after leaving Lancaster have been tentatively identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities...
  • Former WVON personality Lucky Cordell, daughter critically hurt in South Shore fire

    Former WVON personality Lucky Cordell, daughter critically hurt in South Shore fire
    A former WVON radio personality and his daughter were rescued by firefighters Sunday night after a fire broke out in their South Shore home on the South Side. Lucky Cordell, 86, and his daughter Pat Cordell, 60, remained in critical condition Monday...
  • Fires at black churches raise suspicions of hate crimes

    A string of fires last week at predominantly black churches in the South has attracted authorities' attention and is raising concerns over whether racially motivated violence against houses of worship is increasing. From Sunday through Friday, fires...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family

    The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been identified tentatively as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday. Plainville police Chief Jim Alfred...
  • Woman dies after fire in Baltimore County home

    Baltimore County police and fire officials say a woman has died after being rescued from a fire in her home. Authorities the fire was reported about 7:35 a.m. Sunday in a home on Valley View Road in Hampton Village. Firefighters rescued the lone...
  • Boat near Dobbins Island catches fire

    A boat caught fire near Dobbins Island Friday morning, said Lt. Ariel Jackson, an Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman. No one was injured in the incident, he said. The call came around 10:15 a.m. and the first units arrived about 10 minutes...
  • Woman dies after being pulled from house fire in Hampton Village

    Woman dies after being pulled from house fire in Hampton Village
    A 58-year-old woman died following a house fire in Hampton Village on Sunday morning, according to a Baltimore County press release. County firefighters responded to the fire at about 7:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Valley View Road. Crews rescued the...
  • Better Val-U reopens after façade fire

    A quick response by seven local fire companies stopped an electrical fire at Better Val-U Supermarket in Lisbon from becoming a conflagration, and the grocery and liquor stores housed in the structure were able to reopen for business the next day. An...
  • Couple killed in fire at their western New York apartment

    Authorities say a husband and wife in their early 80s have died in a fire that trapped them inside their western New York apartment. Fire officials in Wayne County say the blaze broke out around 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Park Hills Apartment Complex in the...