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  • Intense fire in San Francisco likely an accident, police say

    Intense fire in San Francisco likely an accident, police say
    San Francisco police said it did not appear that a four-alarm fire that ripped through the Mission District on Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring six others, was deliberately set. The fire in a mixed-use building at 22nd and Mission...
  • Mother and child killed in fast-moving Inglewood apartment blaze

    Mother and child killed in fast-moving Inglewood apartment blaze
    A mother and child were killed in a fast-moving apartment fire Thursday morning in Inglewood, authorities said. The blaze started about 2:30 a.m. in one unit of a three-story apartment building in the 600 block of Queen Street and quickly spread to a...
  • Video: Man hurls flaming container into Orange County home

    Video: Man hurls flaming container into Orange County home
    Arson investigators are looking for a man who they say hurled a flaming fuel container into a Yorba Linda home and rode off on a child’s bicycle. The Orange County Fire Authority released surveillance video Wednesday, hoping the public could...
  • Crews called to pre-dawn Dania Beach house fire

    Crews called to pre-dawn Dania Beach house fire
    The interior of a Dania Beach home was damaged early Thursday when fire broke out. Crews from Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue were called to the residence at 50 SW 12 St. shortly before 3 a.m., according to agency spokesman Mike Jachles. Firefighters...
  • Batavia firefighters respond to two house fires in 12-hour span

    Batavia firefighters respond to two house fires in 12-hour span
    Batavia firefighters were dispatched to two small house fires in less than 12 hours. No one was injured in either fire, officials said. Firefighters responded to a call at 7:44 p.m. Tuesday on the 1300 block of Brandywine Circle. They found two...
  • Early morning fire races through 3 El Monte homes, displaces 11

    Early morning fire races through 3 El Monte homes, displaces 11
    A fast-moving fire in El Monte tore through three homes and sent plumes of smoke into the pre-dawn sky while residents fled the flames Wednesday. The fire was reported about 3 a.m. in the 3900 block of Arden Drive, said Los Angeles County Fire...
  • Electrical fire ignited Christmas tree in fatal Maryland mansion fire

    Electrical fire ignited Christmas tree in fatal Maryland mansion fire
    Investigators say an electrical fire spread to a Christmas tree, prompting a massive blaze that reduced a riverfront mansion near Maryland's capital to ruins and killed six people. Anne Arundel County Fire Department Chief Allan Graves said Wednesday in...
  • Deadly Maryland fire began with electrical glitch, Christmas tree

    The Maryland house fire that claimed six lives this month was the result of an electrical malfunction that set fire to a 15-foot-tall Christmas tree at the center of the sprawling mansion, officials said Wednesday. Anne Arundel County Fire Chief Allan...
  • Upper Saucon chief: Fire damaged house, displaced 3 people, 8 pets

    A fire at an Upper Saucon Township home south of Coopersburg early Tuesday displaced three people and their eight pets, the township fire chief said. No one was injured but the blaze did extensive damage to the 5114 Homestead Drive home, Upper Saucon...
  • Upper Saucon home damaged in early morning fire

    An Upper Saucon Township home south of Coopersburg caught fire early Tuesday, bringing several fire companies to the scene, according to police radio reports. The blaze at 5114 Homestead Drive, in a cul-de-sac off South Main Street, was reported at 12:15...
  • Man charged with arson in Dec. blaze at Ft. Howard

    Man charged with arson in Dec. blaze at Ft. Howard
    Baltimore County police said Tuesday they have arrested a man accused of intentionally setting fire to a vacant house on the grounds of Fort Howard in December. James William Folk, 38, faces charges of second-degree arson and second-degree burglary....