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  • Firefighters knock down brush fire above golf course

    Glendale firefighters extinguished a small brush fire that broke out above the Scholl Canyon Golf and Tennis Club Tuesday evening, officials said. At around 6:30 p.m., firefighters were called to the Scholl Canyon area, where the fire burned three-...
  • Suspicious fires test fire department

    Suspicious fires test fire department
    Two abandoned building fires in Gary Saturday appear to have been the work of arsonists, fire officials said. Firefighters responded to a burning abandoned food mart in the 4200 block of Georgia Street late Saturday afternoon. The single-story brick...
  • At least 2 dozen residents displaced after Lake in the Hills fire

    At least 2 dozen residents displaced after Lake in the Hills fire
    One person was injured and about two dozen people were displaced after an extra-alarm fire broke out late Tuesday in northwest suburban Lake in the Hills. The blaze started on an exterior deck of a three-story apartment building in the 1300 block of...
  • More than 40 displaced by fire at 2 Ithaca buildings

    More than 40 people have been displaced after a fire heavily damaged two Ithaca buildings housing a popular pub and apartments located near the Cornell University campus. Fire officials in Ithaca say the neighboring three-story buildings on Stewart...
  • 2 hurt in house fire started by discarded cigarette

    Fire officials say two people were taken to a hospital after a house fire in New Castle. The State Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze broke out about 9:30 p.m. Monday on Hillview Avenue. Authorities say a 94-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man were...
  • 2 firefighters injured battling fire in Boston's North End

    Two firefighters suffered non-serious injuries after a fire broke out in a vacant apartment building in the city's North End. The Boston Fire Department said crews responded to a report of a building fire at 3 Stillman Place shortly before 4 p.m....
  • Barn destroyed in Westminster fire

    Barn destroyed in Westminster fire
    Fire destroyed a barn and several outbuildings in the 1200 block of Hemlock Lane in Westminster around 11:15 a.m. Monday. The fire occurred after employees at the All Trees and Shrubs Nurseries were burning brush, which spread to the nearby barn,...
  • Man killed in late-night fire at Utica apartment house

    Officials in Utica are investigating the cause of a house fire that has claimed the life of a man whose identity hasn't been verified. Utica Fire Department officials say the blaze started last Sunday night in a 2½-story apartment house. Authorities...
  • Farmer rebuilt home near Fairdale after fire only to lose it to tornado

    Farmer rebuilt home near Fairdale after fire only to lose it to tornado
    Tom Bell stood on the front deck of what used to be his home in DeKalb County on Monday morning and looked out over a pile of rubble that stretched two miles to the northeast. For the second time in recent years, Bell has to rebuild the home he's...
  • Firefighters knock down vehicle fire in garage

    Glendale Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire inside a garage on Saturday. At 8:06 p,m., fire crews were dispatched to a three-story apartment building in the 1600 block of  Calle Vaquero, according to Glendale Fire spokeswoman Brandy Villanueva....
  • Records Shed Light On Wesleyan Student's Frat House Fall

    Records Shed Light On Wesleyan Student's Frat House Fall
    MIDDLETOWN — Shortly after 11 on a Saturday night last September, Summer Elbardissy received a text on her cellphone from a friend wondering where she had gone. "at Beta," Elbardissy texted back. The Wesleyan University sophomore had arrived...