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  • Dobbins Island boat fire under investigation

    Dobbins Island boat fire under investigation
    Maryland Natural Resources Police are still trying to determine what caused a 30-foot powerboat to catch fire Friday morning near Dobbins Island. The Chaparral cabin cruiser caught fire around 10:15 a.m. while anchored in the Magothy River about 100...
  • Fire crews make gains against damaging Washington wildfire

    Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage. "You can't tell from here, but that's a brand new truck," Smith said, looking at the burned vehicle. Smith was among...
  • At least two black churches in South damaged in arson fires, investigators say

    At least two black churches in South damaged in arson fires, investigators say
    Arsonists are suspected of attacking at least two black churches across the South last week, but no arrests have been made or suspects identified, officials told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. None of the late-night attacks have been a declared a hate...
  • 'Suspicious' fire breaks out at former prison in western Pines

    'Suspicious' fire breaks out at former prison in western Pines
    A storage building on the grounds of an historic, shuttered women's prison on the far western edge of Pembroke Pines burned and smoldered for three hours early Tuesday. Smoke could be seen billowing from the roof of the building, one of 26 structures at...
  • East Hartford Fire Department demonstrates need for life-saving equipment

    Firefighters risk their lives every day on their job to protect citizens, but East Hartford firefighters feel they lack the necessary equipment to keep themselves safe. On Monday, June 29, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Congressman John Larson met with...
  • 1 dead in Davenport mobile-home fire, officials say

    1 dead in Davenport mobile-home fire, officials say
    DAVENPORT — One person died in a mobile home fire in Davenport. Polk County Fire Rescue officials say the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived just before 7 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say family members who live nearby couldn'...
  • Fire officials: 1 dead in central Florida fire

    One person died in a mobile home fire in Davenport. Polk County Fire Rescue officials say the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived just before 7 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say family members who live nearby couldn't make contact...
  • Washington 'firestorm' scorches 3,000 acres, burns 24 homes

    WENATCHEE, Wash. Diane Reed stood amid the still-smoldering ash and rubble of what used to be the family home Monday in the affluent Broadview subdivision northwest of town. "It reminds me of a war zone," said Reed, a substitute teacher and mother of two...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster

    Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster
    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend after leaving Lancaster have been tentatively identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities...
  • Former WVON personality Lucky Cordell, daughter critically hurt in South Shore fire

    Former WVON personality Lucky Cordell, daughter critically hurt in South Shore fire
    A former WVON radio personality and his daughter were rescued by firefighters Sunday night after a fire broke out in their South Shore home on the South Side. Lucky Cordell, 86, and his daughter Pat Cordell, 60, remained in critical condition Monday...
  • Fires at black churches raise suspicions of hate crimes

    A string of fires last week at predominantly black churches in the South has attracted authorities' attention and is raising concerns over whether racially motivated violence against houses of worship is increasing. From Sunday through Friday, fires...