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  • Officials say 'arrest imminent' for West Boynton arson suspect

    Officials said an arrest is "imminent" for a person who is suspected of setting fire to a West Boynton home. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Al Borroto said the intentional fire was set just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday in the 8000 block of Savara Streams...
  • L.A. should keep its skyscraper helipad requirement

    To the editor: Kudos to Assistant L.A. Fire Department Chief Patrick Butler for expressing his insightful thoughts on high-rise building safety. We tend to get complacent when there are long time spans between tragedies. ("Maybe L.A.'s 'stupid' helipad...
  • Investigators Work To Determine How City Firefighter Died

    Investigators Work To Determine How City Firefighter Died
    HARTFORD — Fire investigators worked Wednesday to determine what caused the fire Tuesday night at 598 Blue Hills Ave. and how firefighter Kevin Bell was killed and firefighter Jason Martinez badly burned. Bell, 48, a six-year veteran, served with...
  • Hampton house fire displaces five

    Unattended cooking caused a Hampton house to burn Tuesday, displacing five people, a fire spokesman said. About 2:35 p.m., firefighters arrived to the first block of Tide Mill Lane, where they found the fire confined to the kitchen, said Hampton...
  • Guinea pig, cat die in Ocala-area fire; 3 dogs survive

    Guinea pig, cat die in Ocala-area fire; 3 dogs survive
    An investigation into a Marion County house fire continues today — a day after two pets were killed in the blaze. Three dogs escaped the fire Tuesday at 483 Marion Oaks Golf Road. A guinea pig and a cat died. The house was not occupied at the...
  • Fire in Baltimore City sends police officer to Shock Trauma

    Fire in Baltimore City sends police officer to Shock Trauma
    A two-alarm fire in Baltimore City on Wednesday morning has sent a police officer to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center due to possible smoke inhalation, city fire department officials said. Capt. Roman Clark said that the blaze occurred at an apartment-...
  • St. Charles restaurant to reopen after fire

    St. Charles restaurant to reopen after fire
    The Office Dining & Spirits plans to reopen Wednesday, just over a month after a fire destroyed the majority of the downtown St. Charles Restaurant. Murmurs of "How've you been?" and "Are you excited to work again?" fluttered through the barren...
  • 818 Roundup: New crosswalk near airport transportation center; Cat rescued from house fire

    818 Roundup: New crosswalk near airport transportation center; Cat rescued from house fire
    Good morning, locals! Today is Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 84 degrees and a low of 64.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Fire officials rescued a cat from a house fire on...
  • Cat rescued from Glendale house fire

    Cat rescued from Glendale house fire
    A home on Brockmont Drive was damaged by fire Tuesday morning, leaving a cat inside the house in need of assistance, fire officials said. At around 8:35 a.m., firefighters arrived at 330 Brockmont Drive and found smoke coming from the windows of the...
  • Fire damages outside building of Kopenhaven apartments on Louise Drive in Newport News

    Fire damages outside building of Kopenhaven apartments on Louise Drive in Newport News
    Newport News firefighters put out a small smoldering fire that caused damage to the outside of an apartment building Tuesday night. Crews were called to the building at Kopenhaven apartments just before 9:30 p.m. There, they found the wood behind the...
  • Crews Extinguish Early Morning Fire In Hartford

    Crews Extinguish Early Morning Fire In Hartford
    HARTFORD — A fire damaged a building on Maple Avenue early Tuesday, according to fire officials. Emergency crews responded to the blaze near the intersection of Maple Avenue and Mapleton Street before 7 a.m. No one was injured. Check back...