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  • Firefighters: 3-year-old girl dies in Baltimore house fire

    A 3-year-old girl has died in a house fire that broke out in North Baltimore. Fire officials say several people escaped from the burning house Sunday morning on 26th Street. Some had tried to rescue others inside. Firefighters at the scene rescued a 9-...
  • One Injured, 13 Displaced In New London Fire

    NEW LONDON (AP) — Fire officials in New London say a woman has been treated for smoke inhalation after an early morning fire at a rooming house. Battalion Chief Edward Sargent tells The Day of New London that the woman was released after...
  • Apartment porch caught fire displacing four in Norfolk

    A porch fire at an apartment on Kimball Terrace in Norfolk has displaced four people Sunday. Around 5:50 a.m., Norfolk Fire-Rescue units were dispatched to the 3000 block of Kimball Terrace in the Chesterfield Heights section of Norfolk, according to...
  • Fire causes damage to Plantation home

    Fire causes damage to Plantation home
    PLANTATION — Fire caused extensive damage to a residence in Country Club Estates on Sunday afternoon, according to authorities. More than 30 firefighters and six engines responded to the 12:56 p.m. call of a house on fire in the 100 block of Bryan...
  • What if you dial 911 and nobody shows up?

    What if you dial 911 and nobody shows up?
    Sooner or later, somebody's going to dial 911, and the 911 center is going to dispatch a fire department and nobody's going to show up. That's where we're headed." — State Fire Commissioner Edward Mann in 2014 testimony to a state legislative...
  • 7 injured in Brooklyn apartment fire

    The fire department says a fast-moving blaze in a Brooklyn apartment injured seven people, including three critically. FDNY says the blaze broke out at about 9:15 a.m. Saturday. The victims, including at least one child, were taken to a hospital. The...
  • Pile of metal catches fire at Elgin scrap business

    Firefighters were on the scene of a fire at Acme Scrap Metal, 1255 Gifford Road in Elgin, for about 2 1/2 hours on Friday after a pile of scrap metal caught on fire, Elgin officials said. Firefighters were called at about 11:20 a.m. for the report of...
  • Neighbor's call prevents Allentown rowhouse fire from spreading

    Neighbor's call prevents Allentown rowhouse fire from spreading
    A fire broke out in an Allentown rowhouse on Friday night when no one was home, but neighbors hearing the alarm called for help and prevented serious damage, firefighters said. The fire was reported 7:50 p.m. at the rear of 554 N. Fourth St., a three-...
  • Fire destroys Fall River apartment building, damages second

    An apartment building has been destroyed and a second one damaged in a fire in Fall River. The Herald News reports (http://bit.ly/1G37h7z) that one person was injured in the Saturday afternoon blaze on Irving Street. Residents tell the newspaper that...
  • Woman injured, family displaced after Joppa house fire

    Woman injured, family displaced after Joppa house fire
    A woman was injured and a family displaced after a Joppa home caught fire early Saturday, fire officials said. Firefighters were called at 12:56 a.m. to a single family home on Neptune Drive, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. About...
  • Woman, toddler die in Brevard County fire

    Woman, toddler die in Brevard County fire
    A woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found dead after a house fire this morning in Brevard County, authorities said. A garbage collector called 911 shortly before 9 a.m. to report smoke at a home on Fox Glove Avenue, according to Palm Bay Fire-...