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  • At murder trial, burn victim recalls nothing of fire that killed friend

    At murder trial, burn victim recalls nothing of fire that killed friend
    A Lombard man recalled the painful rehab from serious burns, though none of the details of the house fire that caused them, at the murder trial Thursday of a Villa Park man accused of setting the blaze. Jason Cassidy, 27, suffered third-degree burns over...
  • Report: Fire at Rivera's house cause by defect or improper installation

    Last week's fire at Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera's house was caused by a material defect or the improper installation of his fireplace, according to a report released by the Charlotte Fire Investigation Task Force. The fire started in the...
  • Officials: Nearly 140-year-old Pennsylvania jail ravaged by fire must be torn down

    One day after a fire ripped through a central Pennsylvania jail and prompted the evacuation of more than 200 inmates, county officials said the nearly 140-year-old facility must be torn down. Officials held an emergency meeting Thursday morning and...
  • Vacant home damaged by fire in Newport News

    Vacant home damaged by fire in Newport News
    An investigation is underway after a vacant house caught fire in Southeast Newport News Monday morning. The home is located in the 900 block of 16th Street. Firefighters arrived just after 11 a.m. and saw smoke and flames coming from the structure,...
  • Officials: Residents hospitalized after being rescued from Orland fire

    Officials: Residents hospitalized after being rescued from Orland fire
    Firefighters rescued two people from a blaze in their Orland Park home shortly before noon Wednesday, officials said. When firefighters arrived, the home in the 7600 block of Wheeler Drive was "consumed" by fire, and heavy black smoke streamed from...
  • Man injured in Northwest Side fire

    Man injured in Northwest Side fire
    A man was injured when a fire broke out at an apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Thursday, authorities said. The blaze started around 1:30 a.m. in a three-story building in the 4000 block of North Mozart...
  • Firefighter collapses while responding to Harwood blaze

    Firefighter collapses while responding to Harwood blaze
    A Baltimore firefighter was hospitalized Wednesday night after he collapsed while responding to a one-room blaze in Harwood, fire officials said. He was initially reported to have fallen through the floor of the home in the 400 block of Ilchester Ave.,...
  • Man Seriously Injured Escaping North Canaan Fire

    Man Seriously Injured Escaping North Canaan Fire
    NORTH CANAAN — A elderly man was taken by LifeStar Helicopter to the hospital after he suffered injuries trying to escape a fire on Salisbury Road, fire officials said. The fire also set off ammunition. When firefighters arrived at the scene...
  • Children Die In Fire While Mom At Hair Salon

    Children Die In Fire While Mom At Hair Salon
    The State Fire Marshal's Office says a mother will face negligent homicide charges after her two small children died in a house fire while she was getting her hair styled. Investigators say an arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for 21-year-old Ciarria...
  • Panthers coach Ron Rivera, family not injured in house fire

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera has more to worry about this week than his team's upcoming NFC playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks after an overnight fire at his home left his family displaced on Monday. The Rivera family's 7,000-...
  • Panthers coach Ron Rivera and family OK after fire at Charlotte home early Monday

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. The south Charlotte home of Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera caught fire Monday morning, causing no injuries but leaving the brick house uninhabitable. The fire was reported just before 4 a.m. Monday. Rivera said he and his wife were...