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  • Butts fire in Napa County at 3,200 acres; no threat to vineyards yet

    A 3,200-acre wildfire in Napa County is growing but poses no immediate threat to its renowned vineyards, officials said Wednesday. The Butts fire had died down between 3 a.m. and noon Wednesday, but as temperatures rose it began to grow in size, “...
  • Wildfire in Napa County grows to 3,200 acres; 5 structures destroyed

    A wildfire raging in Napa County continued to grow overnight to 3,200 acres and has so far destroyed five structures, officials reported Wednesday. The Butts fire, which broke out shortly after noon Tuesday, threatened 280 additional structures and...
  • 4 children die in Philadelphia fire

    PHILADELPHIA Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started in a couch on a porch spread quickly to neighboring row homes in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were...
  • Emotions continue to simmer over fatal rowhouse fire in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA Four days after a Southwest Philadelphia blaze killed four children, prompting angry questions about the adequacy of the Fire Department's response, a city safety official had a question for Patrick Sanyeah, the father of two of the...
  • New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment

    New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City firefighter recently honored for saving the life of a young boy was killed battling an electrical blaze at a high-rise building that began in a dangerously cluttered apartment, officials said on Sunday. Gordon Matthew...
  • Fire damages Naperville-area garage, townhouse

     Fire damages Naperville-area garage, townhouse
    Fires at two Naperville-area homes caused significant damage to the properties Sunday, but no injuries, according to authorities. A fire broke out in the 2500 block of Durango Lane on the city's south side just before 6 p.m., officials said in a news...
  • Official: Rizzos fire not suspicious

    Official: Rizzos fire not suspicious
    UPDATE: Fire Investigators concluded that improperly discarded smoking materials was the apparent cause. The origin of the fire was the second floor porch/balcony in the rear of the building. The fire was not suspicious and considered accidental. ***...
  • Hampton man charged with arson in June fire

    A 20-year-old man was arrested and accused of intentionally setting a fire at a Hampton home in June, a fire division spokesman said. On June 17 just after 1:15 a.m., firefighters responded to the first block of Calvary Terrace, where they found heavy...
  • Dog dies in Hollywood house fire

    A dog died when a home's kitchen caught fire Friday, officials said. Hollywood Fire Rescue was called to the home in the 700 block of North 31st Court shortly after 10:30 a.m., according to Battalion Chief Chris Del Campo. It appears that the dog...
  • Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities

     Arson inquiry widens after multiple fires in 3 cities
    After more than a dozen suspicious fires burned through the downtown Orlando area and historic Sanford area in the past two months, authorities are trying to determine whether a serial arsonist is at work in the Central Florida region. It will likely be...
  • Washington firefighters make progress protecting homes from wildfire

    Washington firefighters made progress Saturday against the Mills Canyon fire, the largest in the state, extending protection to homes in the area as the blaze only slightly grew, fire officials said. The central Washington fire has consumed nearly 22,...