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  • Man injured, 12 displaced in South Side fire

    Man injured, 12 displaced in South Side fire
    A man was injured and 12 other people were displaced when a fire broke out in a three-story building on the South Side on Wednesday evening, authorities said. The blaze started around 10:10 p.m. in a mixed-use building on the corner of East 76th...
  • Another California city opts for bulletproof vests for firefighters

    Another California city opts for bulletproof vests for firefighters
    They’ve been prepared to work in commercial fire, house fire and car fire. Within the next few weeks, firefighting crews in Fairfield, Calif., can add a new category to that list — gunfire. In what Fairfield Fire Department officials say...
  • Enfield Neighborhood 'On Edge' As Another Vacant Building Burns

    Enfield Neighborhood 'On Edge' As Another Vacant Building Burns
    ENFIELD — "Neighbors are on edge," fire department spokesman Mark Zarcaro said, after a fire early Wednesday morning burned another vacant building. The latest fire, in a vacant home at 388 Elm St., was the fourth suspicious blaze among a...
  • Baltimore firefighter found dead hours after responding to vacant house fire

    Baltimore firefighter found dead hours after responding to vacant house fire
    Baltimore police and fire officials are investigating the death of a veteran Baltimore firefighter who responded to a blaze at a vacant rowhouse early Wednesday and was found dead hours later in the home next door. Lt. James Bethea, 62, a fire safety...
  • Family of ten left homeless by fire in Lauderhill

    Family of ten left homeless by fire in Lauderhill
    A family of four adults and six children was looking for a new place to live following a house fire in Lauderhill, according to fire officials. The flames were sparked about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home in the 7300 block of Northwest 35th Court....
  • Firefighters knock down house fire in Glendale

    Firefighters knock down house fire in Glendale
    Firefighters on Tuesday knocked down a fire that had ripped through a detached outdoor sunroom of a Glendale home, causing an estimated $70,000 in damages, authorities said. Firefighters responded just before 5 p.m to the 1400 block of Ardmore Avenue,...
  • Man dead after Crystal Lake house fire

    Man dead after Crystal Lake house fire
    A man believed to have been working on plumbing at a Crystal Lake home died following a fire at the house Tuesday afternoon, police said. The man, whose identity and age were not released pending family notification and positive identification, was...
  • Disabled woman rescued from burning house

    Disabled woman rescued from burning house
    A disabled woman was pulled from her burning house Tuesday and taken to the hospital in serious condition. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue received a call at 4:15 p.m. about a structure fire with a woman trapped inside, Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser...
  • New Orleans house fire leaves 5 dead, including 3 children

    A fire tore through a two-story New Orleans home early Tuesday, killing a grandmother, her three grandchildren and the children's mother, fire officials said.   Officials have not released the names of the family members but said the children -- a 7-...
  • Bethlehem firefighters put out Calypso Ave. chimney fire

    Bethlehem firefighters put out Calypso Ave. chimney fire
    Bethlehem firefigthers rushed to a Calypso Avenue home Monday night for a fire that damaged a chimney, according to emergency radio reports. The fire at 1509 Calypso Ave. began about 8:40 p.m About a half-hour later, firefighters still were clearing out...
  • Newport News house fire caused by electrical short, officials say

            Two adults have been displaced after a short in an electrical panel caused a fire in their garage, a spokesman said. The fire took place in the 600 block of Dellwood Drive about 6:30 p.m., when the residents noticed flickering lights and...