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  • Man Found Dead In North Haven House Fire

    An elderly man escaped from a house fire unharmed but a younger man was killed, North Haven fire officials said. NORTH HAVEN — One man was killed in an early morning house fire that remained under investigation late Sunday. The fire in the...
  • Family of 7 displaced after Norfolk house fire

    Seven people were displaced early Saturday morning in Norfolk after a ripped through their home. Norfolk Fire Rescue got a call for a house fire just after 1 a.m. and responded to a house on the 1700 block of Melon Street, according to Battalion Chief...
  • Wildfire engulfs Northern California logging town as residents flee

    Officials plan to send a damage assessment team to the Northern California community of Weed on Tuesday, where a wildfire destroyed or severely damaged more than 100 buildings, including a church and the town sawmill. More than 1,500 residents were...
  • N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings

    N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings
    A wildfire that broke out in Northern California Monday afternoon has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures, forced at least 1,500 residents to evacuate and led to the shutdown of two highways, fire officials said. The 350-acre fire broke out...
  • Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee

    Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest....
  • Vegetable garden barrier blamed in Silverado Canyon fire

    Vegetable garden barrier blamed in Silverado Canyon fire
    The Silverado Canyon fire --which prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents as it grew to about 1,600 acres -- was started accidentally by metal sheeting used to protect a homeowner’s backyard vegetable garden, officials said Monday. ¬† The...
  • Suffolk house fire displaces four

    A Monday house fire in Suffolk that started in the kitchen displaced four people, a city spokeswoman said. About 2 p.m., crews were called to a home in the 4300 block of Nansemond Parkway, where they saw smoke showing from the eaves of a one-story brick...
  • Person suffers smoke inhalation searching for pet in West Delray fire, fire fighters say

    A person trying to rescue a cat from a fire suffered from smoke inhalation on Monday, according to a Palm Beach County Fire Rescue news release. Flames and smoke were reported at about 5 a.m. at Waterford D in West Delray. Fire fighters arrived and...
  • Squatter injured in fire at vacant South Side building

    Squatter injured in fire at vacant South Side building
    A fire inside a vacant South Side building sent a squatter to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation Friday evening. The victim was not burned and was in good condition when taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital following the fire in the...
  • Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say

     Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say
    MANCHESTER — An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental, fire officials said. Firefighters found the body of Thomas LaFontaine in the charred apartment on Chestnut Street, and members of a...
  • Fire that damaged Colossus roller coaster sparked by welders

    Fire that damaged Colossus roller coaster sparked by welders
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said the fire that damaged the wooden coaster Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Monday was sparked by welders working on the ride. There were no injuries as a result of the blaze, which was reported at 1:32...