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  • U.S. says faulty line, wind gusts caused Powerhouse fire in Santa Clarita

    U.S. says faulty line, wind gusts caused Powerhouse fire in Santa Clarita
    A tripped power line coupled with gusty winds caused a wildfire that scorched more than 30,000 acres last year in Santa Clarita, a federal report released Tuesday concludes. Firefighters found a damaged insulator on the power line with “visible...
  • Several Displaced After Vernon Fire

    Several Displaced After Vernon Fire
    VERNON — An overnight fire at a Cedar Street home displaced several residents, according to fire officials. Crews were at 8 Cedar St. for most of the Monday morning, fire officials said. The building is a multi-family home. None of the residents...
  • Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow

    Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow
    More than 100 people have been evacuated in south-central Oregon after a rapidly moving fire burned about 2,900 acres and destroyed nine homes in Klamath County, officials said Monday. No injuries have been reported from what is being called the...
  • Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire

    Suspect charged with arson in Brooklyn Park fire
    A Brooklyn Park man was arrested and charged after a fire in Anne Arundel County Monday morning that injured one person. Xavien Neal Pinkney, 23, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree arson, two counts of malicious burning in...
  • Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities

     Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities
    After more than a dozen suspicious fires burned through the downtown Orlando area and historic Sanford area in the past two months, authorities are trying to determine whether a serial arsonist is at work in the Central Florida region. It will likely be...
  • Fire causes significant damage to house on Linda Isle

    More than a dozen firefighting crews helped douse a second-alarm blaze on Linda Isle in Newport Beach on Saturday morning. About 8 a.m., the first engine on the scene found flames showing through the second-story windows of a large house in the 100...
  • Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood

    Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood
    More than 90 firefighters responded Sunday morning to a fully engulfed one-story commercial building in Hollywood, authorities said. The blaze occurred about 9 a.m. in 1000 block of Orange Drive just east of La Brea Avenue and produced a plume of...
  • Washington firefighters make progress protecting homes from wildfire

    Washington firefighters made progress Saturday against the Mills Canyon fire, the largest in the state, extending protection to homes in the area as the blaze only slightly grew, fire officials said. The central Washington fire has consumed nearly 22,...
  • Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire

    Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire
    Two elderly victims trapped on the second floor of an apartment building by a first-floor fire Sunday afternoon were rescued by firefighers. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said there was heavy smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment at 1115 SW...
  • Fire breaks out on 30 Rock deck, injures 6

    The Top of the Rock, the observation deck of Rockefeller Center, was evacuated Sunday evening as more than 60 firefighters responded to a fire caused by a camera. Five adults and one child sustained "minor burns" from the fire that broke out about 7:43...
  • Two rescued, eight homeless after Fort Lauderdale fire

    Two rescued, eight homeless after Fort Lauderdale fire
    Two elderly adults required rescue and eight people, including five children, are homeless following a fire in Fort Lauderdale, officials said. The Sunday afternoon blaze on the 1100 block of Southwest 15th Terrace was under control quickly but not...