RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Fires

A collection of news and information related to Fires published by this site and its partners.

Top Fires Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Arson blazes strike 2 houses in Sanford

    Arson blazes strike 2 houses in Sanford
    The state fire marshal's office is investigating after two homes were set ablaze on the same street in Sanford over the weekend, a city fire inspector said Sunday evening. The two were the latest in a string of unsolved arson cases in Sanford and...
  • Washington wildfire, biggest in state history, claims first fatality

    A homeowner died over the weekend trying to save his home against what officials describe as the worst wildfire in state history, a blaze that has burned about 375 square miles and destroyed at least 150 homes.  The Carlton Complex fire in north-central...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Short, intense fire at duplex knocked down in South L.A.

    Short, intense fire at duplex knocked down in South L.A.
    Firefighters quickly knocked down a short but intense fire that swept through a two-story duplex Thursday morning in South L.A. Officials had initially reported that no one was injured in the blaze but later said a firefighter suffered minor burns and...
  • Unattended cooking causes house fire in Southeast Newport News, displacing 6

    Unattended cooking caused a house fire in Southeast Newport News Tuesday afternoon, displacing six, a fire department spokesman said. The fire was reported just after 2:35 p.m. in the 1100 block of 36th Street, where they found smoke coming from the...
  • 61 cats, 2 dogs killed in fire at North Whitehall historic building

    61 cats, 2 dogs killed in fire at North Whitehall historic building
    Fire broke out in the second-floor apartment of a historic North Whitehall Township building Tuesday afternoon, killing 61 cats and two dogs inside, officials said. The pets were in the 4701 Route 309 apartment of the property manager, Allan Fedor, and...
  • Garage Fire In Coventry Extinguished

    Garage Fire In Coventry Extinguished
    COVENTRY — Firefighters quickly extinguished a two-alarm fire in a garage on Main Street Wednesday morning, officials said. The fire was reported about 8 a.m., according to officials. Crews from several area towns have responded. No one was...
  • 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...