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  • Neighbor's call prevents Allentown rowhouse fire from spreading

    Neighbor's call prevents Allentown rowhouse fire from spreading
    A fire broke out in an Allentown rowhouse on Friday night when no one was home, but neighbors hearing the alarm called for help and prevented serious damage, firefighters said. The fire was reported 7:50 p.m. at the rear of 554 N. Fourth St., a three-...
  • Fire destroys Fall River apartment building, damages second

    An apartment building has been destroyed and a second one damaged in a fire in Fall River. The Herald News reports (http://bit.ly/1G37h7z) that one person was injured in the Saturday afternoon blaze on Irving Street. Residents tell the newspaper that...
  • Woman injured, family displaced after Joppa house fire

    Woman injured, family displaced after Joppa house fire
    A woman was injured and a family displaced after a Joppa home caught fire early Saturday, fire officials said. Firefighters were called at 12:56 a.m. to a single family home on Neptune Drive, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. About...
  • Woman, toddler die in Brevard County fire

    Woman, toddler die in Brevard County fire
    A woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found dead after a house fire this morning in Brevard County, authorities said. A garbage collector called 911 shortly before 9 a.m. to report smoke at a home on Fox Glove Avenue, according to Palm Bay Fire-...
  • Highland Park assesses landlord accountability program

    Highland Park assesses landlord accountability program
    From the ashes of a December 2013 house fire that sent one man to the hospital in critical condition emerged Highland Park's rental registration program, a formal attempt to hold landlords accountable for safe living conditions. Now almost one year in,...
  • Chesapeake apartment fire displaces four

    A fire at a Chesapeake apartment Friday afternoon displaced four people, a spokesman said. Just after 4:45 p.m., firefighters were called to the 2100 block of Chesapeake Drive, which is in the South Norfolk section of the city, said Chesapeake Fire...
  • New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

    An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring a dozen people. Smoke could be seen and smelled...
  • Man, 21, dies in fire at Carrier Mills home

    Saline County Coroner Jerry Watson says a 21-year-old man was killed in a fire at a southern Illinois home. The Southern Illinoisan (http://bit.ly/192ZWrI ) reports the house fire broke out after midnight on Thursday. Ja Shawn Tate of Carrier Mills was...
  • Latest on NY fire, building collapse: No gas odors reported

    8:45 P.M. No gas odors were reported and no leaks were found before an apparent gas explosion that leveled a New York City apartment building. Utility Con Edison says a survey of the gas mains in the area was done Wednesday and nothing was found. The...
  • 5 firefighters hurt in Upper East Side apartment fire

    Authorities say a fire at a 6-story apartment building on the Upper East Side has been brought under control. A fire department spokesman says five firefighters suffered minor injuries in the early morning blaze at East 66th Street and First Avenue....
  • 15-year-old girl dies in house fire; mother, nephew injured

    Authorities say a 15-year-old girl has been killed and her mother and a nephew have been injured in a fire at a northern New York home. State police say troopers responded around 2:30 a.m. Friday after a motorist reported a fire at a home on Route 11...