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  • 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...
  • Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Pine Hills home

    Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Pine Hills home
    Firefighters battled a blaze at a vacant house in Pine Hills. The fully-involved house fire broke out just before 9 p.m. at 3321 Pine Hills Road, on the corner of Pipes O The Glen Way, according to Orange Count Fire Rescue officials. The State Fire...
  • Tenants ordered out of building where 4 kids died in fire

    Tenants ordered out of building where 4 kids died in fire
    A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday ordered that tenants be vacated from a South Side apartment building where four children died in a fire, while the owner made his first public remarks about the tragedy, calling it “very, very sad and...
  • Big surf floods Seal Beach homes

    Big surf floods Seal Beach homes
    Water from a large swell generated by Hurricane Marie hundreds of miles off the coast pounded Seal Beach late Tuesday, flooding homes near the sand. Orange County Fire Authority officials responded to reports of flooding south of the Seal Beach Pier...
  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • Allentown fire leaves several residents displaced

    Allentown fire leaves several residents displaced
    Several residents were left displaced after a Thursday morning fire tore through their Allentown building. City fire Capt. John Christopher said the fire at 130 N. 12th Street was deemed accidental by fire investigators. He said the fire started just...
  • Fire closes Allentown Coffee Works, Burrito Works

    Fire closes Allentown Coffee Works, Burrito Works
    Fans of Fegley's Burrito and Coffee works in Allentown are out of luck this week. A small fire that appears to have been sparked Sunday morning by a cappuccino machine has closed both Hamilton Street restaurants until further notice, said co-owner Jeff...
  • November trial set for man accused of murdering girlfriend in arson fire

    November trial set for man accused of murdering girlfriend in arson fire
    A Villa Park man will go on trial in November on charges that he murdered his former girlfriend by intentionally setting a fire that caused her death. DuPage County Judge John Kinsella on Thursday set Nov. 3 as the trial date for Todd Mandoline,...
  • St. Charles firefighters respond to 3 structural fires

    St. Charles firefighters respond to 3 structural fires
    The St. Charles Fire Department had a "busy day" on Wednesday, responding to three separate structural fires, including one at a downtown restaurant that caused an estimated $125,000 in damages. No one was injured in the incidents, but a few chickens...
  • House fire reported in Salisbury Township near Green Acres Park

    House fire reported in Salisbury Township near Green Acres Park
    Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a house fire on Andrea Drive in Salisbury Township just before 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Emergency radio dispatches indicate firefighters arrived to find light smoke conditions at the house, which is located in...
  • Fire damages 6 Schuylkill County homes

    MAHANOY CITY — A firefighter was taken to a hospital for heat-related injuries he suffered while battling a fire that damaged six homes in the borough Tuesday evening. It was just after 6 p.m. when firefighters were called for a structure fire...