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  • Life In Prison For Setting New Haven Fire That Killed Three

    NEW HAVEN — Hector "Boom Boom" Natal was a drug dealer in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven who maliciously set a neighbor's home ablaze over a small drug debt, spread gasoline over the stairs and hallways to block escape paths, and later...
  • Fire closes Cleveland Elementary for 8 weeks

    Fire closes Cleveland Elementary for 8 weeks
    Cleveland Elementary School will be closed for eight weeks because of a small fire, and students will be shuffled to two other Allentown schools. At a meeting Wednesday night, Superintendent Russ Mayo told parents and students that a Tuesday morning...
  • Charges filed in Ohio house fire that killed 2 children

    Felony child-endangerment charges have been filed against the mother of two young siblings who died in a house fire last weekend in western Ohio. A complaint filed Wednesday says 35-year-old Chastity Hall left her 10-year-old daughter and 9-year-old...
  • No injuries reported in Vernon Hills garage fire

    Firefighters from five departments responded Tuesday night to a home in the 15000 block of Woodbine Circle in Vernon Hills, where a detached garage was engulfed in flames. Nobody was injured in the fire, according to Scott Knesley, deputy chief for...
  • Man found dead by firefighters battling West Side blaze

    Man found dead by firefighters battling West Side blaze
    A man was found dead in a building that caught on fire Tuesday evening in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. The blaze started on the first floor of a two-story residential building in the 400 block of North Leclaire...
  • Woman, 74, dies in Merrillville house fire

    Woman, 74, dies in Merrillville house fire
    A 74-year-old woman died while trapped inside a burning house in the 7700 block of Bigger Street on Tuesday morning while another occupant was able to escape with non-life-threatening injuries. The Lake County coroner's office identified the victim as...
  • Man killed in 2-alarm house fire in Forest Park

    Man killed in 2-alarm house fire in Forest Park
    A man was found dead in a two-alarm house fire in Forest Park Tuesday night, the Baltimore Fire Department said. A man was found dead in a two-alarm house fire in Forest Park Tuesday night, the Baltimore Fire Department said. The victim was not...
  • Fires kill 15 children in Ohio in 2014, 11 so far this year

    Fires killed 15 children in Ohio last year and have claimed at least 11 young lives in just the first two months of 2015, according to the state fire marshal's office. Many factors affect those statistics, but the chief of the state Bureau of Fire...
  • Tanker truck with 8K gallons of fuel crashes, catches fire

    Authorities say a tanker truck carrying roughly 8,000 gallons of fuel caught fire on a southern New Jersey highway, spewing thick, black smoke into the sky. The driver managed to get out of the vehicle and suffered only minor injuries. He and a...
  • Tire warehouse burns in Linthicum Heights

    Tire warehouse burns in Linthicum Heights
    A tire warehouse in Linthicum Heights caught fire and burned for hours Monday night, fire officials said. The Anne Arundel County Fire Department, which handled the incident, responded at about 8:30 p.m. to K&K Tires in the 800 block of Oregon Ave.,...
  • 83-year-old man dies in eastern Indiana house fire

    An 83-year-old man has died in an eastern Indiana house fire. Officials say Charles Clairday of Selma died in the early Monday blaze. Liberty Township Fire Chief Randy Ried says firefighters found Clairday dead in the burning home. Selma is about 6 miles...