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  • Beltsville lab plays role in fire investigations across the country

    Beltsville lab plays role in fire investigations across the country
    Inside a chilly, warehouse-like room in this Washington suburb, construction workers are building walls to build a replica of a 60-foot-by-60-foot wood-frame storage facility. Once they're done, engineers will burn the building down. Then they'll...
  • Fire in eastern Pennsylvania home leaves 1 dead

    Fire investigators are trying to find out what started a blaze in an eastern Pennsylvania home that left one person dead. Officials in Carbon County said the blaze was reported in Weatherly at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Fire chief Don Weston told WNEP-...
  • Snow plow fire shuts down highway in Va.

    A snow plow fire in Arlington shut down a small stretch of highway late Saturday. WJLA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/17J2Yk3 ) that fire fighters responded to a snow plow that caught fire on Route 50 on Saturday night. Arlington County Fire Department...
  • 1 hurt, 26 displaced when apartment building, 3 homes burn

    One person was injured and 26 others were displaced when a fast-moving fire gutted an apartment building and damaged three homes in a northern New Jersey community. It's not yet known what sparked the fire, which broke out shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday...
  • 2 children killed in overnight house fire in western Ohio

    Officials say a house fire in western Ohio has killed two children. The Preble County sheriff's office says the fire was reported along U.S. Route 35 between Eaton and West Alexandria at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. It wasn't until after firefighters...
  • Abu Dhabi industrial area fire claims lives of 10 laborers

    Police in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi have launched an investigation into a deadly fire that tore through a building in an industrial area where laborers were sleeping and killed 10 people. Abu Dhabi police said the fire broke out early Friday...
  • 13 pets rescued from apartment fire in Orange County

    13 pets rescued from apartment fire in Orange County
    Orange County Fire Rescue saved 13 pets from an apartment fire on Friday night, according to a spokeswoman. The fire happened around 8 p.m. at La Aloma apartments near Aloma Avenue and Semoran Boulevard, said spokeswoman Kat Kennedy. There was heavy...
  • Dubai skyscraper, one of world's tallest residential towers, catches fire

    Dubai skyscraper, one of world's tallest residential towers, catches fire
    One of the world's tallest residential towers caught fire early Saturday in Dubai's Marina district, sending hundreds of residents pouring into the streets as bright yellow flames raged several stories high. No one was reported killed. The fire broke...
  • Fire races up high-rise Dubai tower, but claims no lives

    One of the world's tallest residential towers caught fire early Saturday in Dubai's Marina district, sending hundreds of residents pouring into the streets as bright yellow flames raged several stories high. No one was reported killed. The fire broke out...
  • Fire displaces 6 in Germantown after electrical malfunction

    Four adults and two children have been displaced after a fire destroyed a home in a Germantown trailer park. Montgomery County fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says the first spread under the floor of the home due to an electrical malfunction....
  • Del. fire investigators probe blaze at Wilmington home

    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a fire that heavily damaged a Wilmington house that was being renovated. Firefighters were dispatched to the blaze on South Ford Avenue just before 1 a.m. Saturday. The house was not occupied at...