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  • H.B. fireworks keep safety officers jumping

    The Fourth of July is arguably the busiest day for Huntington Beach police and fire departments, and Friday's festivities put safety officials through their paces. Though authorities informally noted the night seemed about on par with last year, police...
  • San Marcos fire was intentionally set by a juvenile, sheriff says

    A juvenile has been identified as the person responsible for intentionally setting the Cocos fire that burned nearly 2,000 acres and destroyed or damaged 40 structures in the San Marcos area in May, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said...
  • Fire Rips Through Hartford Building

    Fire Rips Through Hartford Building
    HARTFORD — A two-alarm fire ripped through a building on Park Street Wednesday morning, sending so much smoke into the air that it was visible from the highway. The fire was called in about 4:30 a.m. and numerous emergency crews responded to the...
  • Emotions continue to simmer over fatal rowhouse fire in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA Four days after a Southwest Philadelphia blaze killed four children, prompting angry questions about the adequacy of the Fire Department's response, a city safety official had a question for Patrick Sanyeah, the father of two of the...
  • Body discovered in area of Northern California wildfire

    (Reuters) - A body has been discovered in an area where a wildfire allegedly started by a marijuana grower has charred 10,700 acres (4,330 hectares) in Northern California, officials said on Thursday. The so-called Bully Fire broke out last Friday in...
  • Pit bull alerts sleeping Indiana boy to fire

    (Reuters) - An Indiana family's pit bull is being praised for alerting a deaf boy to a serious fire in his home by licking the sleeping boy's face until he woke up, authorities said. Nick Lamb, 13, told authorities that he was not wearing his hearing...
  • Lauderdale Lakes fire displaces 10 residents

    Lauderdale Lakes fire displaces 10 residents
    Ten people were displaced after two apartment units caught fire in Lauderdale Lakes on Thursday afternoon, a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue official said. The fire broke out about 1:45 p.m. at the Caravel Arms apartments in the 4800 block of Northwest...
  • Pit bull saves deaf boy from house fire

    A 2-year-old pit bull with a nose for trouble is being called a hero after waking up his deaf owner, who was asleep when a fire started at his home Wednesday. Nick Lamb, 13, said his dog, Ace, smelled the fire and licked Nick's face until he woke up and...
  • North Laurel house fire displaces family

    North Laurel house fire displaces family
    A North Laurel house caught fire Thursday night, likely displacing a Howard County family from their home, fire department officials said. Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services firefighters and paramedics responded to the home in the...
  • Cats and dogs killed in Schnecksville fire have been buried

    The 61 cats and two dogs that were killed in a North Whitehall Township fire Tuesday afternoon have been buried in a landfill, the Schnecksville fire chief said Thursday. Chief Ron Stahley said the Lehigh County Special Operations Team performed the...
  • Simsbury Fire Department Alerts Residents About Phone Scam

    SIMSBURY — The Simsbury Volunteer Fire Department is warning residents about a telephone scam that involves callers posing as fire officials, who then recommend a contractor for chimney inspections or cleaning. Deputy Fire Marshal Patrick Tourville...