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  • 'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion

    'Suspicious' fire under investigation at governor's mansion
    A “suspicious” fire broke out over the weekend near the governor’s mansion in Sacramento, but investigators are uncertain what sparked the blaze, fire officials said Monday. About 1 p.m. Sunday, a state park ranger noticed the...
  • Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her

    Brothers charged with burning mom's car, threatening her
    Two brothers are charged with aggravated assault and arson after one held a knife to his mother's leg and the other set her car on fire outside their Longswamp, Berks County, home Monday, according to court records. Joseph and Jesse Choma, 23 and 18,...
  • Backhoe on fire near Interstate 75 in Weston

    Backhoe on fire near Interstate 75 in Weston
    Flames shot up high as firefighters doused an engulfed backhoe off Interstate 75 in Weston on Tuesday afternoon, according to a fire-rescue official. The backhoe caught fire when a hydraulic line burst at about 2 p.m. near the I-75 southbound exit...
  • Investigators probe fatal Berwyn house fire

    Investigators probe fatal Berwyn house fire
    Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that killed a homeowner in west suburban Berwyn on Sunday. Kevin Jatczak, 54, was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn afer the fire in the 3800 block of Grove Avenue,...
  • Hof's Hut restaurant in Long Beach charred by back-to-back fires

    Hof's Hut restaurant in Long Beach charred by back-to-back fires
    A pair of fires caused “significant damage” early Monday to the landmark Hof’s Hut restaurant in Long Beach, authorities said. Just after 9 p.m. Sunday, a fire broke out in the kitchen ventilation system at the Bixby Knolls restaurant,...
  • 10 displaced, church damaged in separate Delray Beach fires

    10 displaced, church damaged in separate Delray Beach fires
    Investigators were trying to determine the cause of a duplex fire that displaced ten people. The fire was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m. Monday, according to Delray Beach Fire-Rescue. Arriving firefighters at the home in the 500 block of Northwest...
  • Fire alarms considered in downtown Glen Ellyn

    Fire alarms considered in downtown Glen Ellyn
    Glen Ellyn officials are debating whether to require downtown commercial buildings to have automatic fire alarm systems. Trustees recently discussed whether to strengthen fire code requirements for buildings in the central business district, many of...
  • 6 feared dead as four-alarm fire guts Maryland home

    After a four-alarm fire tore through a large Maryland house early Monday, there are worries that several people may have been killed. Based on information from relatives, six people linked to the 16,000-square-foot home outside Annapolis are unaccounted...
  • Large fire destroys two yachts, smoke visible for miles

    Large fire destroys two yachts, smoke visible for miles
    A fire engulfed two yachts early Sunday morning at a yacht maintenance company on the New River, sending a massive plume of black smoke northeast and touching off a frantic effort by fire crews to prevent the blaze from jumping to nearby vessels. The...
  • American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire

    American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire
    Fire swept through the American Legion Post 55 in Clermont on Sunday morning, Clermont Fire Department authorities said. The veterans' building at 1063 W. DeSoto St. already was shrouded in "light to moderate smoke conditions" when the fire department...
  • One dead in Montco apartment fire

    One dead in Montco apartment fire
    Authorities say one person was killed in an early morning fire at an apartment complex in Montgomery County. Officials say the blaze was reported at 4:30 a.m. Monday at Lynnewood Gardens in Cheltenham Township. Arriving fire crews reported flames...