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  • Virginia Beach High School portable classroom a 'total loss' after blaze, fire department says

    Virginia Beach High School portable classroom a 'total loss' after blaze, fire department says
    A Virginia Beach high school portable classroom was deemed a "total loss" after it caught on fire Wednesday night, the fire department posted on Facebook. Firefighters responded to the blaze at Cox High School, at 2425 Shorehaven Drive, just after 9:...
  • Space heater sparks fire at Hampton home, official says

    Space heater sparks fire at Hampton home, official says
    A space heater placed too closely to combustible material sparked a fire at a Hampton home Wednesday night, a fire division spokesman said. The blaze caused fire and smoke damage to the home in the 1100 block of Parkside Avenue, Battalion Chief...
  • Search continues after two bodies recovered from Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire

    Search continues after two bodies recovered from Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire
    The search continues today at the ruins of an Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire after two bodies were pulled from the scene Wednesday. Officials continue to look for a cause of the devastating blaze, as well as to seek the remains of four others...
  • Southeast Newport News home damaged by fire, officials looking into possible connection to separate incident

    Southeast Newport News home damaged by fire, officials looking into possible connection to separate incident
    A vacant Southeast Newport News home was damaged by fire early Wednesday morning, the second in the neighborhood within 24 hours, officials said. At 1:09 a.m., firefighters were called to the blaze in the 1200 block of 26th Street, where they saw fire...
  • Officials: 2 bodies found at site of Maryland mansion fire

    Investigators found the bodies of two unidentified people Wednesday in the charred remains of an Annapolis-area mansion that burned to the ground earlier this week, a fire official said. Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Russ Davies...
  • 2 bodies recovered from scene of fire-ravaged Maryland mansion

    Firefighters have pulled two bodies from the scene of a sprawling Maryland mansion that was destroyed by a large fire on Monday, but at least four people remain unaccounted for, officials said. Owen McEvoy, an Anne Arundel County spokesman, said...
  • One dead in Montco apartment fire

    One dead in Montco apartment fire
    Authorities say one person was killed in an early morning fire at an apartment complex in Montgomery County. Officials say the blaze was reported at 4:30 a.m. Monday at Lynnewood Gardens in Cheltenham Township. Arriving fire crews reported flames...
  • Family's pallet business burns to ground in West Park warehouse blaze

    Family's pallet business burns to ground in West Park warehouse blaze
    After arriving in Florida from Nicaragua 23 years ago, the Morazan family started humbly, with a pallet business based in their backyard. They worked hard, eventually moving the growing business to a warehouse. Before dawn Wednesday, they could only...
  • Fire official: 6 unaccounted for in Maryland mansion blaze

    Six people remain unaccounted for after a fierce fire gutted a 16,000-square-foot mansion just outside Maryland's capital early Monday, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. by an alarm monitoring company and a neighbor who saw...
  • 'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion

    'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion
    A “suspicious” fire broke out over the weekend near the governor’s mansion in Sacramento, but investigators are uncertain what sparked the blaze, fire officials said Monday. About 1 p.m. Sunday, a state park ranger noticed the...
  • Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her

    Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her
    Two brothers are charged with aggravated assault and arson after one held a knife to his mother's leg and the other set her car on fire outside their Longswamp, Berks County, home Monday, according to court records. Joseph and Jesse Choma, 23 and 18,...