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  • After 4 kids die in fire, building owner cited for other properties

    After 4 kids die in fire, building owner cited for other properties
    The owner of a building where four children died in a fire Monday has been cited for failing to adequately maintain three other buildings he owns on the South Side. City inspectors found different, and in some cases overlapping, deficits with the...
  • Fire destroys home, displaces residents from neighboring apartment building

    Fire destroys home, displaces residents from neighboring apartment building
    Oak Park resident Bronwyn Soell spent Monday afternoon washing her family's clothes, pillows and other belongings after they and at least 30 other people were displaced by an extra-alarm fire at their apartment building last week. Soell, 44, said she...
  • Chicago apartment fire kills four children, injures two adults

    (Reuters) - A fire that swept through a Chicago apartment building early Monday killed four children and injured two adults critically, police said. The fire, which began around 3 a.m., displaced 50 other people, according to Chicago police spokeswoman...
  • Grieving four young ones

    Grieving four young ones
    I attended an impromptu vigil tonight at an apartment building in Roseland where four children died in an overnight fire. The four were siblings, living together in a third floor apartment on Chicago's Far South Side with their mother and her boyfriend....
  • RV fire spreads to home, parked car in South L.A.

    RV fire spreads to home, parked car in South L.A.
    A blaze ripped through a recreational vehicle behind a South Los Angeles home Wednesday, and quickly spread to an adjacent home and a car parked nearby. Firefighters arriving in the 400 block of East 25th Street in Exposition Park found the RV fully...
  • Lawsuit: Building where 4 kids died in fire was 'a death trap'

    Lawsuit: Building where 4 kids died in fire was 'a death trap'
    A lawsuit accuses the owner and managers of a building where four children died in a fire of failing to equip their apartment with escape routes and working smoke detectors. "They created a death trap for this family who had no chance of escape," said...
  • 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...
  • House fire in Winter Garden

     House fire in Winter Garden
    A Winter Garden residence caught fire early today, according to Orange County Fire Rescue. Shortly after 5 a.m., firefighters responded to 380 Railroad Ave. near Lotts Concrete Products. The fire that gutted the unoccupied house is being investigated as...
  • Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Pine Hills home

    Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Pine Hills home
    Firefighters battled a blaze at a vacant house in Pine Hills. The fully-involved house fire broke out just before 9 p.m. at 3321 Pine Hills Road, on the corner of Pipes O The Glen Way, according to Orange Count Fire Rescue officials. The State Fire...
  • Tenants ordered out of building where 4 kids died in fire

    Tenants ordered out of building where 4 kids died in fire
    A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday ordered that tenants be vacated from a South Side apartment building where four children died in a fire, while the owner made his first public remarks about the tragedy, calling it “very, very sad and...
  • Two people killed, several injured in Encino apartment fire

    Two people killed, several injured in Encino apartment fire
    Two people have died and several others were treated for smoke inhalation and other injuries after an apartment fire in Encino on Thursday night, authorities said. The blaze in the 5300 block of Lindley Avenue broke out shortly before 9 p.m.,...