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  • 10 cats, 2 dogs rescued from Ocala mobile home fire

    10 cats, 2 dogs rescued from Ocala mobile home fire
    Marion County Fire Rescue crews have rescued 10 cats, two dogs and a turtle from a fire that tore through an Ocala mobile home. WFTV-TV reports nine cats died in the fire Thursday night. The homeowner, who rescues stray animals, says she thinks the fire...
  • 9 cats killed in north Florida mobile home fire

    Officials say a mobile home fire in north Florida killed 9 cats, injured a half-dozen more and two dogs. Marion County Fire Rescue reports that no people were in the home when the fire began on Thursday, likely from a lightning strike. In addition to...
  • Accidental house fire in New Castle sends 2 to hospital

    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office says a house fire in New Castle has sent two people to the hospital. Fire investigators say the blaze early Saturday was accidental. The fire was reported just after midnight. Two people were taken to a hospital...
  • Woman burned in Hampton fire, official says

    Woman burned in Hampton fire, official says
    A woman was taken to the hospital after she was burned in a fire in Hampton Saturday morning, an official said. Hampton Fire & Rescue responded to the residence in the first block of North Lake Loop just before 10:30 a.m., Battalion Chief Mick Barilla...
  • Woman Dies In Hartford Fire

    Woman Dies In Hartford Fire
    HARTFORD — A woman is dead after a blaze ripped through an Oakland Terrace home Saturday afternoon, the fire chief said. An elderly man is in stable condition at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Fire Chief Carlos M. Huertas said. He said...
  • Cause not known for SW Indiana meat processing plant fire

    Investigators haven't yet determined what caused a fire that destroyed a southwestern Indiana meat processing plant. Officials say about seven firefighters from around Greene County worked for several hours into early Friday after the blaze broke out...
  • Newport News fire academy, part 12: Proper planning makes for smooth emergency response

    Newport News fire academy, part 12: Proper planning makes for smooth emergency response
    Editor's note: Reporter Sarah J. Ketchum participated in an academy hosted by the Newport News Fire Department and is writing about her experience. NEWPORT NEWS — The final piece to the Newport News Fire Department's Citizens' Academy was a ride-...
  • Hundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party

    Hundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party
    More than 400 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals Sunday after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, authorities said. The fire late Saturday was sparked by an accidental explosion...
  • Fire at gun enthusiast's O.C. home caused ammunition to explode

    Fire at gun enthusiast's O.C. home caused ammunition to explode
    Rounds of ammunition exploded Wednesday as flames tore through a Yorba Linda home for more than hour, gutting the two-story residence and damaging nearby homes, authorities said. About 1:40 p.m., the blaze erupted in the backyard of the home in the...
  • Memorial for Brooklyn Park fire victim this weekend

    Memorial for Brooklyn Park fire victim this weekend
    Nearly two months after she was killed in a Brooklyn Park House fire, a memorial service for 73-year-old Toni Oakley will be held this Saturday in Baltimore, her granddaughter said. Oakley's body remained at the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical...
  • Toll in Mexico nursing home fire rises to 17, arson possible

    A fire that killed 17 residents at a retirement home for poor people on Mexico's northern border may have been intentionally set, the city's mayor said Wednesday. Mexicali Mayor Jaime Diaz Ochoa said in a statement that another body had been found in the...