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  • 10 cats, 2 dogs rescued from Ocala mobile home fire

    10 cats, 2 dogs rescued from Ocala mobile home fire
    Marion County Fire Rescue crews have rescued 10 cats, two dogs and a turtle from a fire that tore through an Ocala mobile home. WFTV-TV reports nine cats died in the fire Thursday night. The homeowner, who rescues stray animals, says she thinks the fire...
  • Fire destroys vacant 145-year-old church in Rochester

    Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze that has destroyed a vacant 145-year-old church in Rochester. Officials say the fire started around 1 a.m. Friday in an attached building in the back of the church on West Main Street and quickly spread to the...
  • 10 cats, 2 dogs rescued from Ocala mobile home fire

    Marion County Fire Rescue crews have rescued 10 cats, two dogs and a turtle from a fire that tore through an Ocala mobile home. WFTV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1BGaCKh ) nine cats died in the fire Thursday night. The homeowner, who rescues stray animals,...
  • Investigators: Fire at black church in Charlotte is arson

    Investigators: Fire at black church in Charlotte is arson
    Investigators with the Charlotte Fire Department in North Carolina say a fire at a predominantly black church is a case of arson. A statement from the fire department said it took about an hour to get Wednesday morning's fire at Briar Creek Road Baptist...
  • Plainville To Install Free Smoke Detectors In Selected Houses

    PLAINVILLE — About 100 free smoke detectors will be installed in homes Saturday, the result of a joint fire safety campaign by the Plainville fire marshal and the American Red Cross. There are 28 one- and two-family homes in town that volunteers...
  • Firefighters from two cities respond to Pines house fire

    Firefighters from two cities respond to Pines house fire
    Fire departments from two cities responded Thursday to a residential fire in Pembroke Pines. The smoky blaze contaminated the air around a single-story home in the 100 block of Northwest 72nd Avenue. Homeowner James Szoke, 68, said he was alone inside...
  • Fire hits Merrillville restaurant

    Fire hits Merrillville restaurant
    Villa Del Sol Mexican restaurant sustained about $125,000 in damage after a fire there Thursday morning, fire officials said. A Thursday morning grease fire damaged the Villa Del Sol Mexican restaurant and forced its temporary closure, fire officials...
  • Four displaced by house fires in Ferndale, Brooklyn Park

    Four displaced by house fires in Ferndale, Brooklyn Park
    Four people were displaced by house fires Thursday in Ferndale and Brooklyn Park. When firefighters responded shortly before 6 a.m. to a fire in the 1000 block of Broadview Boulevard North in Ferndale, they found smoke coming from the attic of the...
  • Vacationing newlyweds' south Allentown home damaged by fire

    Vacationing newlyweds' south Allentown home damaged by fire
    A two-story south Allentown house caught fire Wednesday evening, badly damaging the first floor while the family who lives there was on vacation. Neighbors said the couple who live at the South Race Street home got married last week after their many...
  • Boy dies a week after rescue from burning mobile home

    A 5-year-old boy who was rescued from a central Florida mobile home fire has died. State Fire Marshal's spokeswoman Kayla Anderson told the Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1LwXPxl ) on Wednesday that Caleb Eisenberg died at the hospital of injuries...
  • Improperly-discarded smoking materials blamed for Hampton house fire

    Improperly-discarded smoking materials blamed for Hampton house fire
    Improperly-discarded smoking material was determined to be the cause of a fire that damaged the side of a Hampton home, officials said. Crews were called to the home in the 100 block of Lexington Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. There, they found flames...