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  • Three-year-old dies in city house fire despite rescue attempt

    Three-year-old dies in city house fire despite rescue attempt
    A 3-year-old girl died in a smoky house fire in North Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood Sunday morning, despite an attempt by her father and a neighbor to save her. The girl's father, Tavon Williams, 33, said he was asleep in the house, and her mother...
  • Gravesite candle sparks small brush fire at cemetery

    Fire officials say a burning gravesite candle that was knocked over by the wind ignited a brush fire that consumed a half-acre of dry grass at a northern New Jersey cemetery. No injuries were reported in the incident at the Westwood Cemetery, which was...
  • Authorities: Fatal Garfield house fire ruled an accident

    A woman killed in an accidental house fire in northern New Jersey was facing embezzlement charges for allegedly stealing money from a cemetery while serving as its director. Fire officials tell The Record (http://bit.ly/1NvHwNH) that the blaze that...
  • Prosecutor: Rape victim, 10, among 3 dead in Ohio house fire

    A 10-year-old girl died in an early morning house fire hours before a man suspected of raping her was scheduled to go on trial Monday, a northeast Ohio prosecutor said. A total of three people were reported dead by the Youngstown Fire Department after...
  • Goodwill, two houses catch fire in four days

    Goodwill, two houses catch fire in four days
    Emergency crews in Mundelein battled three fires in four days last weekend that caused significant property damage. The first was March 27 at Goodwill, 761 Midlothian Road, when smoke filled the store's backroom. Then a house fire engulfed a two-story...
  • State police investigate Wind Gap fire

    State police investigate Wind Gap fire
    A state police fire marshal is investigating a blaze that caused minor damage to a house at 32 E. Fourth St. in Wind Gap. The fire was reported around 11 a.m. Sunday. Wind Gap volunteer firefighters doused the blaze quickly and told state police at...
  • Highland Park assesses landlord accountability program

    Highland Park assesses landlord accountability program
    From the ashes of a December 2013 house fire that sent one man to the hospital in critical condition emerged Highland Park's rental registration program, a formal attempt to hold landlords accountable for safe living conditions. Now almost one year in,...
  • Apartment porch caught fire displacing four in Norfolk

    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...
  • Delaware fire marshal investigating house fire in Newport

    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire that heavily damaged a home in Newport. Officials say the Minquas fire company responded early Saturday morning to the home on Harding Avenue. Firefighters found the home fully engulfed...
  • 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...