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  • Man killed in late-night fire at Utica apartment house

    Officials in Utica are investigating the cause of a house fire that has claimed the life of a man whose identity hasn't been verified. Utica Fire Department officials say the blaze started last Sunday night in a 2½-story apartment house. Authorities...
  • Farmer rebuilt home near Fairdale after fire only to lose it to tornado

    Farmer rebuilt home near Fairdale after fire only to lose it to tornado
    Tom Bell stood on the front deck of what used to be his home in DeKalb County on Monday morning and looked out over a pile of rubble that stretched two miles to the northeast. For the second time in recent years, Bell has to rebuild the home he's...
  • Firefighters knock down vehicle fire in garage

    Glendale Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire inside a garage on Saturday. At 8:06 p,m., fire crews were dispatched to a three-story apartment building in the 1600 block of  Calle Vaquero, according to Glendale Fire spokeswoman Brandy Villanueva....
  • Seven displaced in Pasadena fire

    Seven displaced in Pasadena fire
    A house fire Tuesday night in Pasadena displaced seven people and caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, an Anne Arundel fire department spokesman said. Firefighters responded to the 4400 block of Mountain Road,  in Pasadena's Lake Shore community,...
  • Hartford Fire Damages House, Injures Firefighter

    Hartford Fire Damages House, Injures Firefighter
    HARTFORD — A dog was rescued from a fire that injured a firefighter and seriously damaged a house on Westbourne Parkway early Friday, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 2:30 a.m., said Capt. Helene Lynch. Four people and a dog...
  • 4 injured in fire on Manhattan's Upper East Side

    Fire officials say four people have been injured, two seriously, in an early morning fire on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The fire broke out at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday in a six-story apartment building on 78th Street between First and Second avenues. A fire...
  • Historic southeast Ohio building a loss after weekend fire

    Fire officials say a historic southeast Ohio building serving as a college art gallery is a total loss after it was engulfed in flames over the weekend. Fire crews fought the fire in Nelsonville's public square until the early-morning hours Sunday...
  • Enhance home fire safety [Editorial]

    A decline in fatal fires in Maryland in 2014 is a positive trend that could be further reduced if all residences had working smoke detectors and if sprinklers were installed in more homes. In a press release last week, the state Fire Marshal's Office...
  • Local fire companies search for prospective volunteers

    Bill Bramble, a newcomer to Westminster, likes to help people. When he saw the Open House sign at the Gamber & Community Fire Company in Finksburg on Sunday, he decided to stop in and have a look around. The open house was part of the Maryland State...
  • Fire damages Orefield home, shuts down Route 309 for a time

    Fire damages Orefield home, shuts down Route 309 for a time
    A homeowner out to dinner Saturday night returned to a terrible sight — his home severely damaged by fire. Gary Henry, 60, wasn't home when neighbors Steve and Alyssa Panner spotted fire coming from the back addition of his house at 4519 Peters...
  • Cause of Essroc fire in Nazareth under investigation

    Cause of Essroc fire in Nazareth under investigation
    The cause of Saturday's fire at Essroc Cement in Nazareth remains under investigation, but the company said no one was injured in the blaze and production was not affected. Firefighters were called to the plant straddling Nazareth Borough and Upper...