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  • Firefighters in Orlando rescue woman from house during fire

    Firefighters in Orlando rescue woman from house during fire
    Orlando firefighter Rob Petroff could see the woman's face pressed up against her bathroom window screen as smoke poured out of her house Monday. The woman's kitchen was on fire and flames were spreading through the roof of the home on Margie Court near...
  • Firefighters battle 2 overnight blazes in Daytona Beach

     Firefighters battle 2 overnight blazes in Daytona Beach
    Firefighters spent Wednesday morning battling two blazes at homes in Daytona Beach. The first fire, in the 500 block of Lenox Avenue, is being called suspicious, officials said. It's too early to determine whether that fire is connected to the...
  • Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park

    Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park
    Another suspected arson fire at a vacant home in Thornton Park was discovered by a neighbor on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orlando Fire Department. It's the sixth suspicious fire to be reported between late Saturday and early Sunday and the 13th...
  • Man identified in fatal York fire

    Man identified in fatal York fire
    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has identified a man found dead after a house fire Friday night as 38-year-old William Bender. Firefighters found Bender’s body inside the home in the 500 block of Allens Mill Road in the Grafton area of York...
  • Fire Set At Vacant Industrial Building In Manchester

    Fire Set At Vacant Industrial Building In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — A blaze was set Sunday night at a vacant industrial complex that has been plagued by fires for decades, the fire chief said Monday. No one was hurt. Wood pallets, brush and building material were gathered and set ablaze in one of the...
  • Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads

    Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads
    Summer is a quintessential time for reading. For kids, it entertains and inspires, nurtures imagination and creativity, and helps bridge the gap between school years. It's probably a safe bet that Printers Row Journal readers well remember childhood...
  • One dead, two injured in fire at Jurupa Valley mobile home park

    At least one person was killed and two others were injured Thursday evening when a fire broke out at a Jurupa Valley mobile home park. Firefighters responded to the blaze at the Mission Mobile Home Park in the unincorporated Sunnyslope area of the...
  • Two firefighters injured battling brush fire in Angeles Forest

    Two firefighters injured battling brush fire in Angeles Forest
    Two firefighters were injured Thursday afternoon while battling a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest, officials said. The blaze, named the Shoemaker fire, had burned about 65 acres near the San Gabriel River Ranger District by Thursday evening....
  • Resident hospitalized after cigarette ignites fire in Fort Lauderdale apartment building

    A resident of a five-story apartment building in Fort Lauderdale was taken to the hospital Thursday after a discarded cigarette ignited a fire in the first-floor mailroom. The resident used a fire extinguisher to help contain the blaze at 440 NE First...
  • 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...
  • 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...