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  • L.A. fire spurs traffic chaos: 110 lanes open, hours of delays expected

    L.A. fire spurs traffic chaos: 110 lanes open, hours of delays expected
    The 110 Freeway northbound has been partially reopened after a massive fire early Monday morning. But it will still take traffic surrounding downtown L.A. hours to recover, officials said. “Just imagine that major artery -- which is about eight...
  • L.A. fire: Building developer vows to go forward after massive blaze

    L.A. fire: Building developer vows to go forward after massive blaze
    The developer of an upscale apartment project in downtown Los Angeles that saw one of two buildings go up in flames during a massive blaze said the Da Vinci development would move forward despite the destruction. “Though we have temporarily lost...
  • 2 other fires break out; unclear if related to massive downtown blaze

    More than 100 firefighters were battling two other blazes in the city Monday morning while a massive fire in downtown Los Angeles engulfed an apartment tower that was under construction. Just after 4 a.m., a fire broke out in a business on 7th Street...
  • Official Says Chief Halted Probe Of Firefighter's Death

    Official Says Chief Halted Probe Of Firefighter's Death
    HARTFORD — The fire department veteran appointed by fire Chief Carlos Huertas to lead an inquiry into the Oct. 7 death of firefighter Kevin Bell has accused Huertas of shutting down the investigation. In an email sent to Huertas in November, deputy...
  • Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops

    Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops
    If he had known in 2005 what he knows today, Brig. Gen. Gary Brito would have nominated Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe for the Medal of Honor. Brito knew in 2005 that Cashe, his uniform soaked with fuel, had plunged into a burning vehicle in Iraq on Oct....
  • Lehigh Township fire damages modular home

    Lehigh Township fire damages modular home
    Fire heavily damaged a modular home in the 100 block of Windsor Street in Lehigh Township about 3 p.m. Sunday. No one was injured, although the owner's pet cat perished in the blaze, Lehigh Township fire Chief Rick Hildebrand Jr. said. The cause of...
  • Family of three displaced by Suffolk house fire

    Family of three displaced by Suffolk house fire
    A family of three was displaced by a fire at a Suffolk home Friday night, city officials said. Just after 7 p.m., firefighters were called to the 600 block of South 6th Street in downtown Suffolk, where they found heavy smoke and flames coming from...
  • Before Hartford Firefighter's Death, Safety Equipment Found Lacking

    Before Hartford Firefighter's Death, Safety Equipment Found Lacking
    HARTFORD — Two days before Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell was killed on duty, an internal department email revealed that an inspection of his engine company's equipment found numerous safety problems, including empty air tanks. Bell's breathing...
  • Woman charged with arson for burning down police officer's home

    Woman charged with arson for burning down police officer's home
    A neighbor has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed the home of a police officer in Montgomery County. The district attorney's office, state police and Lower Pottsgrove Township police announced Friday that Donna M. Krupp, 52, was charged...
  • Hanging heater causes Naperville fire

    Hanging heater causes Naperville fire
    Fire broke out at a building on the far northwest side of Naperville Friday morning, but no one was injured. Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of Corporate Lane about 5:23 a.m. after an alarm was activated and a security guard reported seeing...
  • Glendale firefighters extinguish home fire

    Firefighters on Thursday afternoon knocked down a bathroom fire that started in a two-story Glendale home, authorities said. Glendale firefighters were dispatched at 1:02 p.m. to the 3100 block of Beaudry Terrace, where there was light smoke coming from...