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  • Fire damages 6 Schuylkill County homes

    MAHANOY CITY — A firefighter was taken to a hospital for heat-related injuries he suffered while battling a fire that damaged six homes in the borough Tuesday evening. It was just after 6 p.m. when firefighters were called for a structure fire...
  • Judge sets $25,000 bond for Sanford arson suspect

    Judge sets $25,000 bond for Sanford arson suspect
    A judge on Tuesday set $25,000 bond for a 34-year-old Sanford man, accused of setting his neighbor's mobile home on fire while his neighbor was asleep inside. Curtis Smith is accused of attempted murder and arson. He was arrested Aug. 8, the day a...
  • Second-alarm fire breaks out at hillside home

    A fire tore through a hillside home Monday evening in Glendale, police said. The blaze broke out in the home in the 1400 block of Marion Drive shortly after 5 p.m., said city spokesman Tom Lorenz. The fire began in a small structure beneath the single-...
  • Fire closes Allentown Coffee Works, Burrito Works

    Fire closes Allentown Coffee Works, Burrito Works
    Fans of Fegley's Burrito and Coffee works in Allentown are out of luck this week. A small fire that appears to have been sparked Sunday morning by a cappuccino machine has closed both Hamilton Street restaurants until further notice, said co-owner Jeff...
  • Suffolk fire kills one, two others displaced

    Suffolk fire kills one, two others displaced
    One person was killed in an early morning fire in Suffolk and two others were displaced. Joseph Booth, 47, of the 200 block of North Division Street in downtown Suffolk, was killed in a fire that consumed his home around 3:35 a.m., according to a...
  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • Crews make progress in Azusa wildfire; other blazes rage across state

    Crews make progress in Azusa wildfire; other blazes rage across state
    Fire officials said crews battling a wildfire in the mountains above Azusa were making headway Monday night and downsized the number of acres that had been scorched. The Tecolote fire was 60% contained after firefighters used an aggressive ground and...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
  • Boy with fireworks starts apartment fire in Hallandale Beach, officials say

    A boy lighted fireworks that set his Hallandale Beach apartment on fire Saturday, fire-rescue officials said. The fire began about 12:15 p.m. in an apartment building in the 700 block of Northwest Seventh Avenue, according to Lori Williams, a division...
  • Fire destroys auto body shop near East Stroudsburg

    An early morning fire ripped through an auto body shop near East Stroudsburg on Friday. The fire was reported at 4:09 a.m. at Jim Weiss Auto Body and Towing in the 100 block of Progress Street in Stroud Township between Route 447 and King Street....
  • Sorrento man arrested after spouse discovered strangled in house blaze

    Sorrento man arrested after spouse discovered strangled in house blaze
    Deputies in Lake County arrested a 47-year-old Sorrento man on a second-degree murder charge, after his wife was found strangled inside their burning home Wednesday afternoon, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Lake County firefighters were...