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  • One dead, two injured in Logan Square fire

    One dead, two injured in Logan Square fire
    A woman died and two others were injured after a Logan Square storefront they had been occupying caught fire Thursday night, according to authorities. A mattress in a back bedroom of the building, in the 3400 block of West Armitage Avenue, caught fire...
  • Steep terrain hampers fight against 400-acre wildfire above Azusa

    Steep terrain hampers fight against 400-acre wildfire above Azusa
    A fast-moving 400-acre wildfire in the hills above Azusa was just 5% contained late Sunday and early Monday, but was burning away from homes, fire officials said. The Tecolote fire in the Angeles National Forest was first reported at about 2:30 p.m....
  • Firefighters respond to South Side high-rise fire

    Firefighters respond to South Side high-rise fire
    Chicago firefighters are battling an electrical fire in a high-rise building near the University of Chicago campus, authorities said. Around 4 p.m. today, fire crews responded to 5825 S. Dorchester Ave., where electric transformers in the basement of an...
  • Woman hurt in extra-alarm fire at South Loop building

    Woman hurt in extra-alarm fire at South Loop building
    A woman suffered smoke inhalation this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a four-story building in the  South Loop. Chicago firefighters and paramedics were called shortly before 8 a.m. to a building in the 1100 block of South Plymouth Court and...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...
  • Sunday fire in Hampton ruled an arson

    Sunday fire in Hampton ruled an arson
    UPDATE: The Hampton Fire Marshal’s office has determined that a fire that damaged three homes on Pennsylvania Avenue Sunday was intentionally set.  One home in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue was deemed "uninhabitable," and siding on both...
  • Lehigh Township to buy firetruck, expand two bays

    The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company will be getting an upgrade to its fleet following action last week by the Board of Supervisors. As supervisors work to hammer out a capital improvement plan to identify equipment in need of replacement for...
  • Fire officials: 1 dead in Chatham blaze

    Fire officials: 1 dead in Chatham blaze
    A man in his 60s is dead tonight following a fire at his Chatham neighborhood home, according to officials. The blaze began about 5:15 p.m. and was confined to one unit inside a large brick courtyard building in the 7900 block of South Rhodes Avenue...
  • Woodland Hills homeowner burned in fire started by barbecue grill

    Woodland Hills homeowner burned in fire started by barbecue grill
    A Woodland Hills home was seriously damaged Tuesday and the homeowner injured when a fire started by a barbecue grill spread through the house and into the attic, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. The fire at 4615 Stark Ave. started on a deck...
  • Vacant home, part of East Baltimore 'Forever Together' mural, catches fire

    Vacant home, part of East Baltimore 'Forever Together' mural, catches fire
    A vacant home on an East Baltimore block used for a "pop-up" mural that was commissioned by the city caught fire Thursday morning. The fire was reported around 6:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of E. Eager St., where 35 homes were painted earlier this...
  • House fire reported in Stroudsburg

    Firefighters in Monroe County are on the scene of a house fire in the 500 block of North Fifth Street in Stroudsburg. The fire was reported about 11:10 a.m. Monday with flames showing from the basement of a home at 517 N. Fifth St. Emergency radio...