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  • RV fire spreads to home, parked car in South L.A.

    RV fire spreads to home, parked car in South L.A.
    A blaze ripped through a recreational vehicle behind a South Los Angeles home Wednesday, and quickly spread to an adjacent home and a car parked nearby. Firefighters arriving in the 400 block of East 25th Street in Exposition Park found the RV fully...
  • Lawsuit: Building where 4 kids died in fire was 'a death trap'

    Lawsuit: Building where 4 kids died in fire was 'a death trap'
    A lawsuit accuses the owner and managers of a building where four children died in a fire of failing to equip their apartment with escape routes and working smoke detectors. "They created a death trap for this family who had no chance of escape," said...
  • Electrical fire fills Fort Lauderdale high-rise with smoke

    A Fort Lauderdale condo unit is temporarily uninhabitable after an electrical fire Thursday covered the residence in smoke and soot, Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser said. No injuries were reported in the fire, which happened around 4 p.m. in a unit on...
  • Bedroom Fire Displaces East Hartford Family

    Bedroom Fire Displaces East Hartford Family
    EAST HARTFORD — Fire officials are investigating the cause of a small fire Wednesday night inside a duplex a 8 Woodlawn Circle. No one was injured, but a family of two adults and three children was displaced. The Red Cross provided emergency...
  • Extra-alarm fire at West Side church

    Extra-alarm fire at West Side church
    Firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire that broke out this morning at a church on the West Side in the Austin neighborhood. Chicago Fire Department media said the fire started this morning at the Unity Church of God in Christ located at 4901 W....
  • Leesburg Fire Department checking up on smoke detectors

    Leesburg Fire Department checking up on smoke detectors
    If you don’t have a smoke detector in your home, keep in mind that the Leesburg Fire Department is now providing free alarms to city residents – as well as inspections of their homes. The department is using this program to offer 221 free...
  • Orland Park woman remains in critical condition after house fire

    Orland Park woman remains in critical condition after house fire
    An Orland Park woman is still in critical condition after a fire broke out in her home Saturday, according to a friend of the family, and friends and relatives are organizing an online fundraising campaign to help her family recover from the blaze that...
  • Fire Damages West Hartford Home

    Fire Damages West Hartford Home
    WEST HARTFORD — A fire severely damaged a single-family home on Porter Road early Friday, according to fire officials. The fire was reported just after 2 a.m. at 26 Porter Road, fire officials said. The residents, a family of five, were alerted...
  • Northern California wildfire threatens more than 2,000 homes

    The King fire in Northern California has grown to about 27,930 acres and now threatens 2,007 homes in forest communities east of Sacramento, officials reported. In addition to the homes, the blaze also threatens 1,505 other structures as firefighters...
  • 4 children die in South Side fire: 'They were great kids and they will be missed'

    4 children die in South Side fire: 'They were great kids and they will be missed'
    The fire spread quickly from a second-floor unit in the troubled Roseland apartment building, down a hallway and then up a stairwell to the third floor. By then, the screams of residents and barking dogs had broken the early morning quiet Monday, but...
  • No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale

    No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale
    A house caught fire Tuesday evening in southwest Fort Lauderdale, causing moderate to heavy smoke damage to the structure. The fire in the 3100 block of Southwest 16th Street started in a 28-foot boat and spread to a carport before reaching the house,...