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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • House explodes in Morgan Park as fire crews investigate gas leak

    House explodes in Morgan Park as fire crews investigate gas leak
    A house was leveled by an explosion and fire in the Morgan Park neighborhood Tuesday morning while fire crews were evacuating homes in the area because of an odor of natural gas. Crews from the Streets and Sanitation Department and Peoples Gas were...
  • McCabe's in Hampden catches fire overnight

    McCabe's in Hampden catches fire overnight
    McCabe's restaurant in Hampden caught fire early Thursday morning, a city fire department spokesman said. Firefighters were called to the single alarm blaze at the restaurant at 3845 Falls Road at about 2:30 a.m. and placed the blaze under control by 3:...
  • Firebox blamed for fire at Costa Mesa home

    Costa Mesa firefighters extinguished a small chimney fire that caused minor damage to a home Wednesday, officials said. Fire personnel responded to the 1300 block of Garlingford Street at about 10 a.m. after the resident of the single-story house...
  • Police officer pulls mother, child from burning apartment building

    Police officer pulls mother, child from burning apartment building
    A veteran Lauderhill police officer rushed into a burning apartment building Tuesday and rescued a mother and her baby who had been trapped inside. Officer Jorge Manchola was the first to respond to the fire at 2923 NW 56th Ave., Lauderhill police...