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  • Electrical fire fills Fort Lauderdale high-rise with smoke

    A Fort Lauderdale condo unit is temporarily uninhabitable after an electrical fire Thursday covered the residence in smoke and soot, Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser said. No injuries were reported in the fire, which happened around 4 p.m. in a unit on...
  • Woman jumps from second-story window to escape fire

    Woman jumps from second-story window to escape fire
    A Suffolk woman was unhurt after leaping from a second-story apartment to escape a fire raging inside. At 6:32 a.m. Sunday, seven minutes after an emergency phone call, Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Police responded to an apartment fire at Nansemond...
  • 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...
  • Northern California wildfire threatens more than 2,000 homes

    The King fire in Northern California has grown to about 27,930 acres and now threatens 2,007 homes in forest communities east of Sacramento, officials reported. In addition to the homes, the blaze also threatens 1,505 other structures as firefighters...
  • Dog rescued from Hampton house fire

    A dog was rescued from a home that caught fire in Hampton on Wednesday night. About 9:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Garrett Drive, said Hampton Assistant Chief Jeff Pereira.  Officials determined the fire started because of a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company Open House

    Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company's Open House will be Sunday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire department's Main Station, 871 Hopmeadow St. The event will have safety literature, displays and demonstrations. Fire trucks and equipment will be on...
  • Faulty propane tank suspected in residential fire

    Costa Mesa fire officials suspect that a malfunctioning propane tank caused a fire at a home on Gannet Drive on Tuesday evening. Firefighters were initially called to the 2700 block of Gannet Drive at 6:42 p.m. to put out a barbecue fire. When fire...
  • Woman Dies Of Injuries From Bridgeport Apartment Fire

    BRIDGEPORT — A woman died Monday afternoon after she and her 2-year-old daughter were removed from a burning apartment building early Sunday morning on Washington Avenue. Marisol Estrada, 43, was pronounced dead mid-afternoon Monday at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...