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  • 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...
  • 1 person displaced in Chesapeake duplex fire

    1 person displaced in Chesapeake duplex fire
    One person is without a home Thursday after a fire damaged a duplex in Chesapeake, a fire department spokesman said. Crews were called to the 2000 block of Plow Lane, in the South Norfolk section of the city, at about 7:30 a.m., spokesman Scott Saunders...
  • L.A. mayor, fire chief announce measures to prevent dangerous blazes

    L.A. mayor, fire chief announce measures to prevent dangerous blazes
    After an unusually high number of fire deaths this year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas announced new initiatives Monday to prevent dangerous blazes. Terrazas said the Fire Department is launching a pilot program in...
  • Nine displaced in Suffolk apartment complex fire

    Nine displaced in Suffolk apartment complex fire
    Suffolk fire crews battled a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex Tuesday night that displaced nine people, city officials said. Dispatchers received the call about the fire at Wilson Pines Apartments in the 2500 block of East Washington Street just...
  • Fire official: Bethlehem blaze sparked by children playing with lighter

    Fire official: Bethlehem blaze sparked by children playing with lighter
    A Bethlehem fire official said a Mechanic Street fire that temporarily displaced more than 30 people on Monday was caused by children playing with a lighter. The fire began around 4:30 p.m. in one of 10 apartments inside the building at 1039 Mechanic St....
  • Home fire displaces four in Newport News Sunday

    Four people were displaced after a fire at their home in Newport News Sunday afternoon, fire officials said.  Dispatchers received the call about a house fire on the 800 block of 31st Street in Newport News just before 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, according...
  • Fire alarm thefts leave condo, apartment dwellers unprotected

    Fire alarm thefts leave condo, apartment dwellers unprotected
    A new twist in creative crime — the widespread theft of electronic circuit boards in fire alarms — has left thousands of apartment and condo dwellers without warning in case of fire, and raised concerns among safety officials from...
  • Deputies find arson suspect inside burning building in Dana Point

    Orange County sheriff's officials said they caught a suspected arsonist in the act inside a burning building in Dana Point early Sunday. Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of breaking glass sounds and a suspicious person at the Dana Point Arts...
  • Six people die in fire at North Carolina mobile home

    (Reuters) - Six people have died in a fire at a mobile home in rural North Carolina, and investigators are seeking to find the cause of the deadly blaze, police said on Saturday. The fire at the home just outside the town of Garland was reported to...
  • Six people die in North Carolina mobile home fire

    Six people die in North Carolina mobile home fire
    Six people have died in a fire at a mobile home in rural North Carolina, and investigators are seeking to find the cause of the deadly blaze, police said on Saturday. The fire at the home just outside the town of Garland was reported to emergency...
  • Six dead after fire erupts in North Carolina mobile home

    A fire consumed a North Carolina mobile home and claimed six lives early Saturday morning, authorities said. Rescue crews responded to the blaze on Gibbs Road in Clinton, a town of about 9,000 in the eastern part of the state, around 1 a.m. Saturday,...