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  • 'They were so pure,' father says of 7 kids killed in fire

    An ultra-Orthodox Jewish community shattered by the deaths of seven siblings in a house fire carried out their funerals Sunday, a day after a hot plate left on for the Sabbath is believed to have sparked the fire that killed them. The tragedy had some...
  • 2 residents injured, 33 displaced by apartment complex fire

    Two people were injured in a fire at a southern New Jersey apartment complex that displaced more than 30 residents. It's not yet known what sparked the blaze at the Somers Point Village complex, which broke out shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday. One of the...
  • No injuries reported as fire destroys century-old home

    No injuries were reported when a fast-moving fire destroyed a home that had stood in a central New Jersey community for more than 100 years. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1bmaVOp) reports that the fire in the three-story home in Deal was...
  • 7 siblings perish in NYC home fire, officials eye hot plate

    Seven siblings from an Orthodox Jewish family were killed early Saturday when a fire tore through their Brooklyn home after they had gone to bed, a tragedy that authorities believe was caused by a malfunctioning hot plate left on for the Sabbath. The...
  • Extra alarm fire hits Evanston home

    Extra alarm fire hits Evanston home
    Evanston firefighters called for extra assistance Friday to combat a fire in the attic of a house at 2814 Harrison St. There was no report of people in the structure and no injuries reported, officials on the scene said. Firefighters believe the...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    After week of nuclear program talks, US, Iran cite progress but neither guarantees agreement With 10 days to a nuclear deal deadline, top U.S and Iranian officials spoke Saturday of substantial headway, and Iran's president proclaimed that agreement...
  • Latest on fatal fire: Neighbors heard screams during fire

    4 p.m. Neighbors of a Brooklyn family that lost seven children to a fatal fire say they heard screams and saw flames bellowing from the victims' home before firefighters arrived. Karen Rosenblatt said she called 911 early Saturday morning after seeing...
  • Teen Facing More Charges In Enfield Arsons

    Teen Facing More Charges In Enfield Arsons
    ENFIELD — A 16-year-old boy charged with setting a fire in the Hazardville section of town now is the target of warrants in four more fires late last year and early this year, according to court records and police. Davidson Izzo remains in...
  • Oak Forest man guilty of triple murder in arson

    Oak Forest man guilty of triple murder in arson
    More than seven years after an Oak Forest couple and their 3-year-old son died in a fire at their apartment building, a Cook County jury convicted the woman's father of setting the fire. Subhash Chander, 64, was found guilty late Thursday by a jury of...
  • Fire spreads from garage to Burbank home belonging to actor's family

    Fire spreads from garage to Burbank home belonging to actor's family
    About 50 firefighters knocked down a fire Friday that spread to a home in Burbank’s Rancho neighborhood from a detached backyard garage, fire officials said. Around 11:20 a.m., firefighters were called to the 300 block of West Spazier Avenue,...
  • Fire alarm leads police to 'sophisticated' Santa Ana marijuana farm

    Fire alarm leads police to 'sophisticated' Santa Ana marijuana farm
    Police in Santa Ana are investigating a “sophisticated” marijuana growing operation discovered early Friday after a fire alarm in the building was activated, authorities said. Orange County Fire Authority firefighters responded to a fire...