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  • Sons carry mom, 88, from Fort Lauderdale house fire

    Sons carry mom, 88, from Fort Lauderdale house fire
    An 88-year-old woman was rescued Monday by her two grown sons from a fire in the home she's occupied for more than 50 years. Crews from Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue were called to the home on the 500 block of NW 8th Ave. at 2:15 a.m, according to...
  • Storm tonight could bring heavy rain, large hail, 'possibly a tornado'

    Storm tonight could bring heavy rain, large hail, 'possibly a tornado'
    Early morning thunderstorms whipped up funnel clouds, downed trees and sparked at least one house fire in the northwest suburbs, but that may be only a warm-up for the second punch late this afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service is warning...
  • Woman injured in Northwest Side fire

    Woman injured in Northwest Side fire
    Firefighters rescued a woman from a fire at a Northwest Side apartment building this morning. The fire started about 5 a.m. in a three-story apartment building in the 4900 block of Monticello Avenue. What caused the fire is still under investigation,...
  • Man burned, deputy injured in home fire in Deerfield Beach

    Man burned, deputy injured in home fire in Deerfield Beach
    A man was critically injured during a fire in Deerfield Beach that also injured a deputy, according to a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman. The fire broke out shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday in an apartment in the Tivoli Lakes development, just east...
  • Arizona wildfire grows to 5,000 acres as evacuations continue

    Arizona wildfire grows to 5,000 acres as evacuations continue
    A wildfire that has burned in eastern Arizona for nearly 48 hours has spread across roughly 5,000 acres and continues to force evacuations, fire officials said Saturday. The San Juan blaze, which was first reported Thursday morning, started about 18...
  • Virginia Beach apartment fire started in kitchen, officials say

    A fire at a Virginia Beach apartment Friday started in the kitchen, a spokeswoman said. Firefighters were called to The Sands apartments, a senior living community, in the 6400 block of Auburn Drive, where they found that the sprinkler system had mostly...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire

    A Hampton home was damaged in a fire Friday afternoon, officials said. About 4:25 p.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Newby Drive, where they found heavy smoke from all sides, said Hampton Assistant Chief Jeff Pereira. They initially...
  • Owner of Sylmar building where fire killed family of 4 is charged

    Owner of Sylmar building where fire killed family of 4 is charged
    The owner of a converted, metal-clad barn in Sylmar that went up in flames in January, killing a family of four, was charged Friday with failing to install smoke detectors in a structure that prosecutors say was illegally converted into living quarters....
  • Small brush fire near Lake Sherwood in Ventura County extinguished

    Small brush fire near Lake Sherwood in Ventura County extinguished
    A small brush fire in Ventura County on the edge of Lake Sherwood burned three acres Thursday afternoon before being extinguished, officials said. The fire was first reported about 12:30 p.m. It was initially a quarter-acre in size, but grew to three...
  • Fallston man, homes across the region struck by lightning this week

    Lightning struck a Fallston man and was blamed for several house fires as storms moved through the region this week, volunteer fire companies and fire departments said. The man, who was not identified, was struck about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday while...
  • LaRunne Richardson: Man in Pine Hills triple-murder arson gets no bond

    LaRunne Richardson: Man in Pine Hills triple-murder arson gets no bond
    A man suspected of having a role in an apartment fire that killed a 29-year-old woman and her two young nephews in March was ordered held without bond during his first court appearance Thursday. LaRunne Richardson is facing three counts of first-...