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  • Edgewater boat fire placed under control in 45 minutes

    Edgewater boat fire placed under control in 45 minutes
    A sailboat caught fire at an Edgewwater yachting center Thursday night, county fire officials said. Firefighters were dispatched around 8 p.m. for a 35-foot sailboat on fire, said Capt. Russ Davies, a fire department spokesman. The fire, in the 2800...
  • Fire destroys large vacant home in Accokeek

    A vacant, massive home was destroyed in a fire in Prince George's County in Maryland. Prince George's County Fire and Rescue spokesman Mark Brady said firefighters encountered heavy fire conditions upon arriving on the scene Thursday night in Accokeek....
  • Firefighters battle blaze at Norfolk International Terminals

    Firefighters battle blaze at Norfolk International Terminals
    Norfolk Fire-Rescue and Navy Regional units battled a fire at Norfolk International Terminals Thursday night. Crews arrived just after 11 p.m. to the port and found thick black smoke coming from a two-storm maintenance repair building, according to a...
  • Officials release names of mother, 3 children killed in fire

    Authorities have released the names of the four family members who were killed when an early-morning fire tore through their upstate New York home. The Broome County emergency services office had identified the victims of Thursday's blaze as 33-year-...
  • Fire damages building at fiberboard plant in Danville

    A Danville fire official says a building at a fiberboard plant sustained heavy damage from a fire. Danville Fire Department battalion chief Chris Key says the fire occurred Thursday afternoon in the asphalt boiler room building at Blue Ridge Fiberboard....
  • Firefighter, resident OK after Niles house fire

    Firefighter, resident OK after Niles house fire
    A Niles firefighter and a Niles resident who were both hospitalized after a home caught fire on Tuesday, May 12 have both been released from the hospital, according to information from the fire department and the resident's family. The Niles man was...
  • Firefighters Extinguish Barn Fire In Bolton

    BOLTON — Firefighters extinguished a barn fire Wednesday night. The fire at 260 Bolton Center Road was reported shortly after 10 p.m., an emergency dispatcher said. No one was injured. The fire was mostly knocked down by 10:50 p.m., she said;...
  • Timeline before slaying of wealthy family in Washington

    On May 14, firefighters responded to a mansion fire in a Washington neighborhood near the vice president's official residence. Inside, they found the bodies of 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy; their son, Philip; and housekeeper,...
  • Fatal island house fire in Racine County

    Racine County sheriff's officials say an 88-year-old man has died in a house fire on a Fox River island in Waterford. Sheriff's Lt. Dan Klatt says firefighters were dispatched to Fox Isle Park Drive about 6 a.m. Thursday. Klatt says a frantic caller...
  • Mom, 3 kids die in overnight house fire in upstate New York

    Authorities say a mother and three children have died in an overnight house fire in upstate New York. Vestal Assistant Fire Chief Bill Stout says firefighters answered a call just after 2 a.m. Thursday in the suburban town located just west of Binghamton...
  • 1 killed in West Hollywood 3-alarm fire

    1 killed in West Hollywood 3-alarm fire
    A homeless man died early Thursday after being pulled from a three-alarm fire inside an abandoned building in West Hollywood. Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the 9000 block of West Santa Monica Boulevard just before midnight when...