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  • Massive fire puts spotlight back on Chinese chemical plants

    Massive fire puts spotlight back on Chinese chemical plants
    A blaze at a chemical factory in southeastern China has put a fresh spotlight on the safety and management of such facilities and their potential environmental impact. The fire broke out Monday at the Taiwanese-owned Tenglong Aromatic Hydrocarbon...
  • Fire engulfs top floors of L.A. commercial building; people rescued

    Fire engulfs top floors of L.A. commercial building; people rescued
    A fire ripped through part of a commercial building near downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday evening, briefly trapping two people inside an office until firefighters made a rescue, authorities said. The blaze erupted about 7:45 p.m. on the fifth floor of a...
  • Vigil held for girl, grandparents killed in Ohio house fire

    Hundreds in northeast Ohio gathered to honor a couple and their 10-year-old granddaughter who died in a house fire hours before a man suspected of raping the girl was to go on trial. A vigil was held Tuesday evening in Youngstown to remember the three...
  • Firefighter injured battling South Side blaze; 6 residents displaced

    Firefighter injured battling South Side blaze; 6 residents displaced
    A firefighter was injured and six people were displaced after a fire erupted in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side. The blaze started around 4:15 a.m. in a two-story home in the 5000 block of South Princeton Avenue, said Chicago Fire...
  • Fire marshal: Candle not likely cause of blaze that killed 2

    An investigator says a candle likely didn't start a western Pennsylvania house fire that killed two young boys, despite their father's claims to the contrary. Cullen "CJ" Whittier has told reporters he believed the candle started the fire in his New...
  • Seven displaced in Pasadena fire

    Seven displaced in Pasadena fire
    A house fire Tuesday night in Pasadena displaced seven people and caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, an Anne Arundel fire department spokesman said. Firefighters responded to the 4400 block of Mountain Road,  in Pasadena's Lake Shore community,...
  • 4 injured in fire on Manhattan's Upper East Side

    Fire officials say four people have been injured, two seriously, in an early morning fire on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The fire broke out at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday in a six-story apartment building on 78th Street between First and Second avenues. A fire...
  • 2 rescued, 1 injured as top floors of building burn in LA

    Two people had to be rescued and one was injured after fire engulfed the top of a building near downtown Los Angeles. City fire Capt. Daniel Curry says firefighters arrived at the fire in the Westlake District about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. The two people...
  • Man, 72, found dead at home during Lower Saucon brush fire

    Man, 72, found dead at home during Lower Saucon brush fire
    A 72-year-old-man was identified as the victim found at a Monday morning brush fire in the 2500 Block of Apple Street in Lower Saucon Township. Patrick E. McChesney Sr., 72, was discovered dead at the scene as fire crews battled the blaze, said...
  • Burning towel caused fatal Brooklyn Park fire

    The Brooklyn Park fire that killed three people in February was likely caused by a towel left too close to a hot lamp, Anne Arundel County Fire Department officials said Tuesday. The finding confirms early reports that the Feb. 10 fire was caused by a...
  • Woman, 25, found dead in Northwest Side house fire

    Woman, 25, found dead in Northwest Side house fire
    Police are conducting a death investigation after a 25-year-old woman died in a house fire on the city's Northwest Side late Saturday. The fire happened about 10:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of West Nelson Street in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood,...