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  • 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...
  • 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.,...
  • Massive King fire sets off even louder alarms in California

    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-...
  • 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...
  • Electrical fire fills Fort Lauderdale high-rise with smoke

    A Fort Lauderdale condo unit is temporarily uninhabitable after an electrical fire Thursday covered the residence in smoke and soot, Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser said. No injuries were reported in the fire, which happened around 4 p.m. in a unit on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company Open House

    Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company's Open House will be Sunday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire department's Main Station, 871 Hopmeadow St. The event will have safety literature, displays and demonstrations. Fire trucks and equipment will be on...