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  • Dog rescued from Hampton house fire

    A dog was rescued from a home that caught fire in Hampton on Wednesday night. About 9:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Garrett Drive, said Hampton Assistant Chief Jeff Pereira.  Officials determined the fire started because of a...
  • Orland Park woman remains in critical condition after house fire

    Orland Park woman remains in critical condition after house fire
    An Orland Park woman is still in critical condition after a fire broke out in her home Saturday, according to a friend of the family, and friends and relatives are organizing an online fundraising campaign to help her family recover from the blaze that...
  • Fire Damages West Hartford Home

    Fire Damages West Hartford Home
    WEST HARTFORD — A fire severely damaged a single-family home on Porter Road early Friday, according to fire officials. The fire was reported just after 2 a.m. at 26 Porter Road, fire officials said. The residents, a family of five, were alerted...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire, 2 people displaced

    Hampton home damaged in fire, 2 people displaced
    A Hampton home was spared from major fire damage Friday after a resident shut the door of the room that was ablaze, a fire department spokeswoman said.    Firefighters responded to the home in the first block of Lake Ovide Court just before 7:30 a.m.,...
  • Electrical fire fills Fort Lauderdale high-rise with smoke

    A Fort Lauderdale condo unit is temporarily uninhabitable after an electrical fire Thursday covered the residence in smoke and soot, Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser said. No injuries were reported in the fire, which happened around 4 p.m. in a unit on...
  • No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale

    No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale
    A house caught fire Tuesday evening in southwest Fort Lauderdale, causing moderate to heavy smoke damage to the structure. The fire in the 3100 block of Southwest 16th Street started in a 28-foot boat and spread to a carport before reaching the house,...
  • Grieving four young ones

    Grieving four young ones
    I attended an impromptu vigil tonight at an apartment building in Roseland where four children died in an overnight fire. The four were siblings, living together in a third floor apartment on Chicago's Far South Side with their mother and her boyfriend....
  • Officials investigate extra-alarm fire that destroyed Oak Park home

    Officials investigate extra-alarm fire that destroyed Oak Park home
    No one was injured but damage was extensive when an extra-alarm fire spread from a house to an apartment building Wednesday morning in Oak Park, authorities said. The fire, which gutted the house and damaged 15 apartments, was reported about 4:45 a.m. in...
  • L.A. mayor, fire chief announce measures to prevent dangerous blazes

    L.A. mayor, fire chief announce measures to prevent dangerous blazes
    After an unusually high number of fire deaths this year, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas announced new initiatives Monday to prevent dangerous blazes. Terrazas said the Fire Department is launching a pilot program in...
  • Hartford Firefighters Battle Blaze In Vacant Home

    Hartford Firefighters Battle Blaze In Vacant Home
    HARTFORD — Fire damaged an already fire-damaged house at 197 Bond St. Monday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the house near Maple Avenue at 3:48 p.m. When they arrived, smoke was coming from all floors of the three-story home, fire officials...
  • Fire alarm thefts leave condo, apartment dwellers unprotected

    Fire alarm thefts leave condo, apartment dwellers unprotected
    A new twist in creative crime — the widespread theft of electronic circuit boards in fire alarms — has left thousands of apartment and condo dwellers without warning in case of fire, and raised concerns among safety officials from...