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  • Officials: 2 bodies found at site of Maryland mansion fire

    Investigators found the bodies of two unidentified people Wednesday in the charred remains of an Annapolis-area mansion that burned to the ground earlier this week, a fire official said. Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Russ Davies...
  • 2 bodies recovered from scene of fire-ravaged Maryland mansion

    Firefighters have pulled two bodies from the scene of a sprawling Maryland mansion that was destroyed by a large fire on Monday, but at least four people remain unaccounted for, officials said. Owen McEvoy, an Anne Arundel County spokesman, said...
  • Backhoe on fire near Interstate 75 in Weston

    Backhoe on fire near Interstate 75 in Weston
    Flames shot up high as firefighters doused an engulfed backhoe off Interstate 75 in Weston on Tuesday afternoon, according to a fire-rescue official. The backhoe caught fire when a hydraulic line burst at about 2 p.m. near the I-75 southbound exit...
  • Family's pallet business burns to ground in West Park warehouse blaze

    Family's pallet business burns to ground in West Park warehouse blaze
    After arriving in Florida from Nicaragua 23 years ago, the Morazan family started humbly, with a pallet business based in their backyard. They worked hard, eventually moving the growing business to a warehouse. Before dawn Wednesday, they could only...
  • Southeast Newport News home damaged by fire, officials looking into possible connection to separate incident

    Southeast Newport News home damaged by fire, officials looking into possible connection to separate incident
    A vacant Southeast Newport News home was damaged by fire early Wednesday morning, the second in the neighborhood within 24 hours, officials said. At 1:09 a.m., firefighters were called to the blaze in the 1200 block of 26th Street, where they saw fire...
  • Investigators probe fatal Berwyn house fire

    Investigators probe fatal Berwyn house fire
    Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that killed a homeowner in west suburban Berwyn on Sunday. Kevin Jatczak, 54, was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn afer the fire in the 3800 block of Grove Avenue,...
  • Woman pulled from Miramar house fire

    Woman pulled from Miramar house fire
    Firefighters pulled an injured woman from a burning home in Miramar on Friday during a fire that also prompted a police investigation, authorities said. Someone in the neighborhood, perhaps a passer-by, noticed smoke and flames shortly after noon at the...
  • 'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion

    'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion
    A “suspicious” fire broke out over the weekend near the governor’s mansion in Sacramento, but investigators are uncertain what sparked the blaze, fire officials said Monday. About 1 p.m. Sunday, a state park ranger noticed the...
  • Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her

    Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her
    Two brothers are charged with aggravated assault and arson after one held a knife to his mother's leg and the other set her car on fire outside their Longswamp, Berks County, home Monday, according to court records. Joseph and Jesse Choma, 23 and 18,...
  • Fire official: 6 unaccounted for in Maryland mansion blaze

    Six people remain unaccounted for after a fierce fire gutted a 16,000-square-foot mansion just outside Maryland's capital early Monday, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. by an alarm monitoring company and a neighbor who saw...
  • Scores of fish, 20 birds and a dog dead after pet store fire

    Scores of fish, 20 birds and a dog dead after pet store fire
    About 100 fish, 20 birds and a dog died in an early morning fire Saturday at a Koreatown pet store, authorities said. Firefighters responded to the fire about 8:20 a.m. in the 3900 block of West 6th Street and were able to remove some of the animals...