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  • Father of children killed in fire: 'You let four kids burn into ashes'

    Patrick Sanyeah was in the thick of an angry protest for much of Monday. But unlike most others there, his loss was deeply personal and devastating. Two of the victims in Saturday's fatal rowhouse fire in Southwest Philadelphia were his children,...
  • Lightning Sparked Fire That Destroyed Glastonbury Home

    Lightning Sparked Fire That Destroyed Glastonbury Home
    GLASTONBURY — Lightning is what sparked a fire that destroyed a Thompson Street house last week, the fire marshal said Tuesday. Fire Marshal Christopher Siwy said the family was on vacation when lightning struck the home on the night of July 2,...
  • Kitchen Fire Damages Manchester Home

    MANCHESTER — A kitchen fire left a High Street home uninhabitable Monday night, fire officials said. The fire, started by cooking oil, was reported at about 6:15 p.m. at 183 High St., fire officials said. It was brough under control in less than 10...
  • Man found dead in burned home in Hawthorne

    Man found dead in burned home in Hawthorne
    Homicide detectives in Hawthorne are investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a burned home on Sunday, authorities said. Firefighters responded to the residence on the 5000 block of West 135th Street in Hawthorne about 8:30 a.m....
  • Schuylkill County Man Dies in Fire Sunday Morning

    A 65-year-old man died early Sunday morning in a residential fire in Cass Township, Schuylkill County. The Pennsylvania State Police report that Richard Dermo died when a fire broke out at his South Maple Avenue home. Cass Township and neighboring...
  • House fire displaces 3 in downtown Newport News

    House fire displaces 3 in downtown Newport News
    Two adults and a teenager were displaced after a fire gutted their downtown Newport News home Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers received the call around 2:50 p.m. for a structure fire on the 600 block of 48th Street, said Battalion Chief Tom Phillips with...
  • Philadelphia blaze that killed four children may have started outside

    A rubbish fire that started outside may have spread to a series of Philadephia rowhouses early Saturday morning, sparking a fast-moving three-alarm blaze that killed four children, a Fire Department spokesman told the Los Angeles Times. The fire...
  • Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze

    Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze
    Seven people were displaced and a dog died in a fire that damaged two homes on the 400 block of East Broad Street in Bethlehem Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Robert Novatnack said Bethlehem firefighters could not pinpoint the origin of the blaze, which...
  • Four children die in Philadelphia fire

    Four children die in Philadelphia fire
    Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started on a porch spread quickly to neighboring rowhouses in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were identified as twin 4-year-old...
  • Fire in northeast San Diego County burns 150 acres, destroys 2 homes

    Fire in northeast San Diego County burns 150 acres, destroys 2 homes
    A brush fire Thursday in the heavily forested area east of Julian in northeast San Diego County has burned 150 acres and destroyed two homes, Cal Fire said. The fire, which broke out about 10:30 a.m. in the Banner Grade area between Julian and the Anza-...
  • Historic-schoolhouse fire 1 of 6 suspicious blazes in 4 days

    Historic-schoolhouse fire 1 of 6 suspicious blazes in 4 days
    An early-morning blaze Thursday that destroyed Sanford's historic Little Red School House — one of Seminole County's first public schools — was among six fires in four days that may have been deliberately set. Three of those blazes —...