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  • Sunday fire in Hampton ruled an arson

    Sunday fire in Hampton ruled an arson
    UPDATE: The Hampton Fire Marshal’s office has determined that a fire that damaged three homes on Pennsylvania Avenue Sunday was intentionally set.  One home in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue was deemed "uninhabitable," and siding on both...
  • UPDATE: Suffolk man arrested after car destroyed, mobile home damaged in fire

    UPDATE: Suffolk man arrested after car destroyed, mobile home damaged in fire
    An 18-year-old Suffolk man was arrested by city police after a vehicle caught fire the morning of Aug. 2 and spread to a new, unoccupied mobile home, a statement from the city said. In connection to the incident, Dion Devonte Jones was charged with...
  • Smoke alarms not functioning in duplex fire; man seriously burned

    Smoke alarms not functioning in duplex fire; man seriously burned
    A 60-year-old man remained in grave condition Monday hours after a fire tore through his South Park duplex, which authorities said did not have functioning smoke alarms. The blaze, reported at around 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West 50th Street, was...
  • House fire reported in Stroudsburg

    Firefighters in Monroe County are on the scene of a house fire in the 500 block of North Fifth Street in Stroudsburg. The fire was reported about 11:10 a.m. Monday with flames showing from the basement of a home at 517 N. Fifth St. Emergency radio...
  • Newport News house fire caused by lightning, officials say

    A lightning strike near a Newport News home caused it to catch on fire Tuesday evening, a fire department spokesman said. Just after 6:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the 400 block of Wyn Drive and found heavy smoke coming from the garage,...
  • Woman hurt in extra-alarm fire at South Loop building

    Woman hurt in extra-alarm fire at South Loop building
    A woman suffered smoke inhalation this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a four-story building in the  South Loop. Chicago firefighters and paramedics were called shortly before 8 a.m. to a building in the 1100 block of South Plymouth Court and...
  • More than 100 firefighters battle blaze in North Hollywood

    More than 100 firefighters responded Friday night to a blaze that burned through the roof of a one-story commercial building in North Hollywood. The fire broke out at 7432 Fulton Ave., just south of Raymer Street, about 7:30 p.m. Within an hour,...
  • Fire officials: 1 dead in Chatham blaze

    Fire officials: 1 dead in Chatham blaze
    A man in his 60s is dead tonight following a fire at his Chatham neighborhood home, according to officials. The blaze began about 5:15 p.m. and was confined to one unit inside a large brick courtyard building in the 7900 block of South Rhodes Avenue...
  • Hollywood man charged with arson, insurance fraud

    Investigators read between the lines to discover newspapers played a role in a Hollywood man's alleged ploy to commit insurance fraud. An investigation by the Florida Division of State Fire Marshal determined a house fire in the 2400 block of Johnson...
  • 17 displaced in Virginia Beach apartment fire

    Thirteen adults and four children were displaced after a fire that condemned four apartments Sunday morning, according to the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Battalion Chief Jack Crandell said the fire started around 8 a.m. on the 700 block of Emerald...
  • Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight

    Fort Lauderdale apartment fire displaces eight
    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is investigating a fire at an apartment building that left eight residents temporarily without homes on Sunday night. Responders were called at 7:10 p.m. to the 900 block of Southwest 16th Street where there was heavy fire and...