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  • No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale

    No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale
    A house caught fire Tuesday evening in southwest Fort Lauderdale, causing moderate to heavy smoke damage to the structure. The fire in the 3100 block of Southwest 16th Street started in a 28-foot boat and spread to a carport before reaching the house,...
  • Wildfire near Yosemite slows; anxious evacuees return home

    Residents living near Yosemite National Park were returning to their homes Wednesday as firefighters continued to make progress in their battle against a wildfire that has burned more than 600 acres. More than 2,000 firefighters battling the blaze...
  • Junction fire near Yosemite 35% contained as firefighters make progress

    Junction fire near Yosemite 35% contained as firefighters make progress
    Firefighters were making progress Tuesday night in their battle to stop a wildfire in the Sierra foothills near the south entrance to Yosemite National Park. The Junction fire, which had prompted authorities on Monday to issue more than 13,000...
  • Woman dies in Lake County house fire

    Woman dies in Lake County house fire
    A woman in her 30s was found dead Wednesday after a house fire in Sorrento, according to Lake County Fire Rescue. Firefighters were called around 12:30 p.m. to a home on Vine Street near State Road 46 for a fire. "When we arrived the house had...
  • Newport News house fire caused by lightning, officials say

    A lightning strike near a Newport News home caused it to catch on fire Tuesday evening, a fire department spokesman said. Just after 6:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the 400 block of Wyn Drive and found heavy smoke coming from the garage,...
  • UPDATE: Suffolk man arrested after car destroyed, mobile home damaged in fire

    UPDATE: Suffolk man arrested after car destroyed, mobile home damaged in fire
    An 18-year-old Suffolk man was arrested by city police after a vehicle caught fire the morning of Aug. 2 and spread to a new, unoccupied mobile home, a statement from the city said. In connection to the incident, Dion Devonte Jones was charged with...
  • Man rescued from South L.A. fire dies, 17th fire fatality this year

    Man rescued from South L.A. fire dies, 17th fire fatality this year
    A 60-year-old man who was gravely injured in a fire in his South Park duplex on Monday died Tuesday in a local hospital, authorities said. It was the 17th fire-related fatality in Los Angeles this year, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department....
  • Man identified in fatal York fire

    Man identified in fatal York fire
    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has identified a man found dead after a house fire Friday night as 38-year-old William Bender. Firefighters found Bender’s body inside the home in the 500 block of Allens Mill Road in the Grafton area of York...
  • Smoke alarms not functioning in duplex fire; man seriously burned

    Smoke alarms not functioning in duplex fire; man seriously burned
    A 60-year-old man remained in grave condition Monday hours after a fire tore through his South Park duplex, which authorities said did not have functioning smoke alarms. The blaze, reported at around 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West 50th Street, was...
  • 17 displaced in Virginia Beach apartment fire

    Thirteen adults and four children were displaced after a fire that condemned four apartments Sunday morning, according to the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Battalion Chief Jack Crandell said the fire started around 8 a.m. on the 700 block of Emerald...
  • Firefighters respond to South Side high-rise fire

    Firefighters respond to South Side high-rise fire
    Chicago firefighters are battling an electrical fire in a high-rise building near the University of Chicago campus, authorities said. Around 4 p.m. today, fire crews responded to 5825 S. Dorchester Ave., where electric transformers in the basement of an...