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  • Fatal Misty Oaks fire suspect arrested, charged with triple murder

    Fatal Misty Oaks fire suspect arrested, charged with triple murder
    The person of interest in the Misty Oaks Apartments fire that killed a woman and her two nephews turned himself in to authorities Wednesday night. LaRunne Richardson, 40, faces three counts of first-degree murder. He is being held in Orange County Jail....
  • Dog rescued, 2 people displaced in Norfolk house fire, officials say

    Dog rescued, 2 people displaced in Norfolk house fire, officials say
    Two people were displaced from their home Wednesday night after a fire damaged the structure, officials said. A Red Cross disaster relief team provided food, clothing and lodging to the residents of the home in the 2300 block of Ballentine Boulevard,...
  • Fire Rips Through Shelton Factory

    Fire Rips Through Shelton Factory
    SHELTON — A fire that ripped through a latex factory on River Road early Thursday morning left four firefighters injured, officials said. About 100 firefighters responded to the blaze, which was called in at 12:50 a.m. At least eight fire...
  • Lightning damages Orland Park home

    Lightning damages Orland Park home
    No one was injured when lightning struck an Orland Park home and started a fire Wednesday afternoon, Orland Fire Protection District officials said. Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 17500 block of Karli Lane shortly after 2:20 p.m., the...
  • Numerous house fires in region overnight, some caused by lightning

    Numerous house fires in region overnight, some caused by lightning
    Numerous fires, many thought to be sparked by lightning from a storm that passed through the area, damaged homes in the Baltimore region overnight, according to volunteer companies and fire departments. In Harford County, authorities said a bolt of...
  • Virginia Beach crews put out home blaze

    Virginia Beach fire crews battled a blaze at a home Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman said. About 4:50 p.m., firefighters were called to the 2300 block of Osprey Villa Court, where they found flames on the back deck and into the roof, said Battalion...
  • Home alone: One boy dies, sibling escapes Lauderhill fire, police say

    Home alone: One boy dies, sibling escapes Lauderhill fire, police say
    Home alone when a pre-dawn fire erupted Monday, an 8-year-old boy died while his brother, 9, made a dramatic escape by leaping from a second-story bedroom window, officials said. Jayden Isme, 8, died at the scene of a townhouse fire so violent that...
  • 3 firefighters hurt battling Harvey blaze

    3 firefighters hurt battling Harvey blaze
    Three firefighters were injured battling a fire that swept through a mechanic's shop in Harvey, officials said. One of the firefighters was treated and released, and the other two were still being treated early Wednesday morning, Harvey spokesman Sean...
  • Man Found Dead After Ellington Fire

    ELLINGTON — A man was found dead after a fire at an Ellington Avenue home Tuesday night, according to the fire marshal's office. The fire depart ment was dispatched to 110 Ellington Ave. Tuesday at 10:14 p.m., the fire marshal's office said. The...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret

    818 Roundup: Glendale fire nearly extinguished; Burbank utility rates to rise; Memorial held for fallen Green Beret
    Good morning readers! Today is Wednesday, June 25. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 63. Here are your headlines for today: - Firefighters have nearly extinguished a brush fire burning in the hills...
  • Hampton officials charge two in separate arsons

    Hampton officials charge two in separate arsons
    Fire investigators in Hampton have arrested two people and accused them in separate arsons in recent months, a spokesman said.   Just after 2 a.m. Monday, firefighters were called to the first block of Anita Court to the report of a possible fire at a...