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  • House fire displaces 3 in downtown Newport News

    House fire displaces 3 in downtown Newport News
    Two adults and a teenager were displaced after a fire gutted their downtown Newport News home Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers received the call around 2:50 p.m. for a structure fire on the 600 block of 48th Street, said Battalion Chief Tom Phillips with...
  • Philadelphia blaze that killed four children may have started outside

    A rubbish fire that started outside may have spread to a series of Philadephia rowhouses early Saturday morning, sparking a fast-moving three-alarm blaze that killed four children, a Fire Department spokesman told the Los Angeles Times. The fire...
  • Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze

    Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze
    Seven people were displaced and a dog died in a fire that damaged two homes on the 400 block of East Broad Street in Bethlehem Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Robert Novatnack said Bethlehem firefighters could not pinpoint the origin of the blaze, which...
  • Four children die in Philadelphia fire

    Four children die in Philadelphia fire
    Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started on a porch spread quickly to neighboring rowhouses in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were identified as twin 4-year-old...
  • 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...
  • Man charged after fireworks start house fire: cops

    Man charged after fireworks start house fire: cops
    An Orland Park man was charged with misdemeanors including illegal fireworks use after he allegedly sparked a roof fire with a badly-aimed firework during an Independence Day party.  At about 9 p.m. July 4, a neighbor called 911 and reported that a...
  • No injuries in Orland Park house fire

    No injuries in Orland Park house fire
    A fire burned through the first floor of an Orland Park home and caused heavy smoke damage but no injuries Monday afternoon, Orland Fire Protection District officials said. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 8800 block of West 147th Street at...
  • Fire in northeast San Diego County burns 150 acres, destroys 2 homes

    Fire in northeast San Diego County burns 150 acres, destroys 2 homes
    A brush fire Thursday in the heavily forested area east of Julian in northeast San Diego County has burned 150 acres and destroyed two homes, Cal Fire said. The fire, which broke out about 10:30 a.m. in the Banner Grade area between Julian and the Anza-...
  • Historic-schoolhouse fire 1 of 6 suspicious blazes in 4 days

    Historic-schoolhouse fire 1 of 6 suspicious blazes in 4 days
    An early-morning blaze Thursday that destroyed Sanford's historic Little Red School House — one of Seminole County's first public schools — was among six fires in four days that may have been deliberately set. Three of those blazes —...
  • Fire leaves apartment uninhabitable in Boca

    A fire in the Oaks of Boca apartment complex on Wednesday left a family's home uninhabitable, according to a Boca Raton Fire Rescue press release. Fire fighters responded to the complex at 644 Northwest 13th Street at about 1:53 p.m. and found smoke...
  • Navy sailors rescue Newport News woman from burning home

    Navy sailors rescue Newport News woman from burning home
    A Newport News woman was rescued out of her home by a pair of Navy sailors Tuesday morning, a Newport News Fire Department spokesman and Navy officials said. Local dispatchers received initial reports of a house fire in the 600 block of 35th Street just...