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  • Norfolk firefighters put out fires at two homes

    Norfolk firefighters put out fires at two homes Thursday. Just after 3:10 p.m., firefighters were called to the 5400 block of Lewis Road, where they found the fire in a panel box and spread into the attic of the one-story home, said Norfolk Fire-...
  • Newport News seeks emergency response volunteers

    The city is looking for volunteers to join its Community Emergency Response Team. CERT training teaches residents basic emergency skills, then integrates them into the emergency response capability for their area, according to a city news release. If an...
  • East Windsor Firefighters Douse Apartment Fire

    East Windsor Firefighters Douse Apartment Fire
    EAST WINDSOR — Broad Brook firefighters were able to keep a fire in an apartment at 90 Main St. from spreading to adjoining units Thursday night. Firefighters were called to the EZ Living apartment building at 7:18 p.m. and had the fire under...
  • Officials say 'arrest imminent' for West Boynton arson suspect

    Officials said an arrest is "imminent" for a person who is suspected of setting fire to a West Boynton home. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Al Borroto said the intentional fire was set just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday in the 8000 block of Savara Streams...
  • L.A. should keep its skyscraper helipad requirement

    To the editor: Kudos to Assistant L.A. Fire Department Chief Patrick Butler for expressing his insightful thoughts on high-rise building safety. We tend to get complacent when there are long time spans between tragedies. ("Maybe L.A.'s 'stupid' helipad...
  • Investigators Work To Determine How City Firefighter Died

    Investigators Work To Determine How City Firefighter Died
    HARTFORD — Fire investigators worked Wednesday to determine what caused the fire Tuesday night at 598 Blue Hills Ave. and how firefighter Kevin Bell was killed and firefighter Jason Martinez badly burned. Bell, 48, a six-year veteran, served with...
  • Hampton house fire displaces five

    Unattended cooking caused a Hampton house to burn Tuesday, displacing five people, a fire spokesman said. About 2:35 p.m., firefighters arrived to the first block of Tide Mill Lane, where they found the fire confined to the kitchen, said Hampton...
  • Guinea pig, cat die in Ocala-area fire; 3 dogs survive

    Guinea pig, cat die in Ocala-area fire; 3 dogs survive
    An investigation into a Marion County house fire continues today — a day after two pets were killed in the blaze. Three dogs escaped the fire Tuesday at 483 Marion Oaks Golf Road. A guinea pig and a cat died. The house was not occupied at the...
  • Fire in Baltimore City sends police officer to Shock Trauma

    Fire in Baltimore City sends police officer to Shock Trauma
    A two-alarm fire in Baltimore City on Wednesday morning has sent a police officer to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center due to possible smoke inhalation, city fire department officials said. Capt. Roman Clark said that the blaze occurred at an apartment-...
  • St. Charles restaurant to reopen after fire

    St. Charles restaurant to reopen after fire
    The Office Dining & Spirits plans to reopen Wednesday, just over a month after a fire destroyed the majority of the downtown St. Charles Restaurant. Murmurs of "How've you been?" and "Are you excited to work again?" fluttered through the barren...
  • Firefighter killed in Connecticut house blaze

    BRIDGEPORT Conn. (Reuters) - A firefighter was killed while putting out a fire overnight at a house in Hartford, Connecticut, officials said on Wednesday, the first firefighter in the state's capital to be killed on the job in 40 years. The 48-year-old...