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  • 3 Displaced After Manchester Fire

    3 Displaced After Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — A woman and her two daughters were displaced after a fire tore through a two-family home on Laurel Street Friday night. Firefighters were dispatched to 75-77 Laurel St. at 10:50 p.m. The fire was under control by 11:20 p.m.,...
  • One displaced by Norfolk apartment fire

    One person was displaced after an apartment fire in Norfolk Saturday afternoon.  Dispatchers got the call about a fire on at an apartment on the 200 block of 34th Street in Norfolk around 2:10 p.m., according to Battalion chief Julian Williamson with...
  • Work torch accidentally starts south Bethlehem house fire

    Three South Side Bethlehem row homes were damaged and one family displaced Tuesday afternoon after repairmen using a torch to loosen bathroom tiles accidentally set fire to a wall, fire officials said. The 211 Columbia St. house fire, which began about...
  • Small Fire Quickly Extinguished At Hartford Nursing Home

    Small Fire Quickly Extinguished At Hartford Nursing Home
    HARTFORD — A small fire broke out in the laundry room at Park Place Health Center on Greenwood Street Thursday night, fire officials said. The facility was the site of a fatal arson in 2003. The small fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters,...
  • Gas-Fueled Fire Lights Up Wethersfield Neighborhood

    Gas-Fueled Fire Lights Up Wethersfield Neighborhood
    WETHERSFIELD — A high voltage primary line that fell onto a natural gas shutoff valve Wednesday night caused a 20-foot jet of gas to light the night sky at Wells and Goff roads, until gas crews were able to halt the flow through a trench they dug...
  • Child seriously burned in Riviera Beach apartment fire

    A second-floor apartment caught fire in Riviera Beach, seriously burning a 7-year-old boy who was pulled to safety by his father.   The fire happened about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at an apartment building in the 300 block of Blue Heron Boulevard. The boy's...
  • Worker injured at suburban textile shop

    Worker injured at suburban textile shop
    An employee who works for a textile company in Villa Park was taken to the hospital late Wednesday morning after his hand got caught in a machine that presses and folds linens, according to fire officials. The fire department responded to an extrication...
  • 22 Displaced In Hartford Fire

    22 Displaced In Hartford Fire
    HARTFORD — Firefighters battled a blaze in an apartment building at 115-117 Blue Hills Ave. early Wednesday that displaced 21 adults and one child. The fire in the 12-unit brick apartment building was reported about 6:40 a.m. The building's...
  • Cops: Man in custody after Logan Square fire

    Cops: Man in custody after Logan Square fire
    An 18-year-old man is in custody after authorities said he set fire to a vacant house in the Logan Square neighborhood early Wednesday. The fire started about 3 a.m. in a vacant two-story house in the 3500 block of West Palmer Street, said Chicago...
  • Downers Grove blaze sends firefighter to hospital

    Downers Grove blaze sends firefighter to hospital
    One firefighter was injured during a fire Wednesday at a Downers Grove apartment complex. Fire crews were called about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday to the Prentiss Creek apartment complex in the 2000 block of Prentiss Drive in Downers Grove, said fire department...
  • 2 women found dead after Northwest Side fire identified

    2 women found dead after Northwest Side fire identified
    Two women found dead after a suspicious fire in the basement of a two-flat building in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood Thursday night have been identified, authorities said Tuesday. The fire started about 11:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Parker...