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  • Water brought in to fight extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth

    Water brought in to fight extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth
    Dozens of fire departments battled an extra-alarm blaze that broke out this morning in far north suburban Wadsworth, officials said. A home near MacIntosh Court and Orchard Bluff Lane caught on fire around 4 a.m., according to a Newport Township Fire...
  • Newport News firefighters respond to blaze behind The Towers apartment building

    Newport News firefighters respond to blaze behind The Towers apartment building
    A storage unit containing plywood caught fire Sunday afternoon in a vacant lot between The Towers apartment building on Waterfront Circle and Marshall Avenue. The Newport News Fire Department was first dispatched around 3:48 p.m. to Shore Drive, where...
  • Giant King fire burns 10 homes, could be whipped up as weather shifts

    The King fire in Northern California grew this weekend, destroying at least 10 homes, as officials worried that changing weather conditions could fuel the massive blaze even more. National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Clapp said meteorologists...
  • 1 person transferred to burn unit after Elmhurst restaurant fire

    1 person transferred to burn unit after Elmhurst restaurant fire
    Three people were injured, including one who suffered burns, in a fire at an Elmhurst restaurant Tuesday. The Elmhurst Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at 1:19 p.m. Tuesday at Back Alley Burger at Illinois Highway 83 and St....
  • Two-alarm blaze spreads to four rowhomes in Federal Hill

    Two-alarm blaze spreads to four rowhomes in Federal Hill
    A two-alarm house fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Federal Hill and spread to four rowhomes, heavily damaging two of them. The blaze was reported about 4:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Sanders Street, behind Digital Harbor High School, according to...
  • Loss from Saturday's fire near Churchville put at $500,000

    A fire in a garage and workshop on a farm near Churchville Saturday caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the 30-by-90 foot structure and its contents, state fire investigators said. A preliminary investigation disclosed the fire was caused when...
  • Smoldering fire at Los Angeles port stops container traffic

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday, because the foul air was too harmful for dock workers, officials said....
  • Fire Damages Vacant House In Willimantic

    Fire Damages Vacant House In Willimantic
    WILLIMANTIC — A three-alarm fire ripped through a vacant house on Maple Avenue early Thursday, fire officials said. Emergency crews were called to the house, at 20 Maple Ave., for a porch fire about 3 a.m., fire officials said. The fire extended to...
  • Fire crews investigate blaze at Bucks County home

    Fire crews investigate blaze at Bucks County home
    Bucks County fire officials are investigating a blaze at a Springfield Township home. There were no reported injuries in the Wednesday morning fire at 1544 Quarry Road. According to police scanner reports, the home was filled with items and it took...
  • Two-alarm blaze near Mayfair Theatre halts light rail

    Two-alarm blaze near Mayfair Theatre halts light rail
    A two-alarm blaze at an adjacent building caused damage to the historic Mayfair Theatre in downtown Baltimore and shut down light rail operations Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at about 12:20 p.m. in the rear of a vacant building in the...
  • Norfolk apartment fire displaces two

    A kitchen fire in a Norfolk apartment displaced two people, a spokesman said. Just after 4:45 p.m., firefighters were called to the 7900 block of Becket Street, where they found the blaze in an upstairs unit in the two-story building, Norfolk Fire-...