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  • In power surge, TVs smoke, lightbulbs pop in Bushkill homes; neighborhood goes dark

    In power surge, TVs smoke, lightbulbs pop in Bushkill homes; neighborhood goes dark
    Firefighters were dispatched Tuesday night to at least five Bushkill Township homes where fire alarms went off as televisions smoked and lights flickered, according to emergency radio reports. No one was reported injured. Fire officials radioed that...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Fire Displaces 25; More Than Six Rescued

    Hartford Fire Displaces 25; More Than Six Rescued
    HARTFORD — An early-morning fire injured five and forced the rescue of more than a half-dozen people from an apartment building, a fire official said Wednesday. Twenty-five people who lived in 17 apartments were displaced, said Fire Lt. Raul Ortiz....
  • Truck strikes store, catches fire in Baltimore

    Truck strikes store, catches fire in Baltimore
    A tractor trailer struck the rear of a Family Dollar store Wednesday afternoon in East Baltimore and caught fire, a fire spokesman said. Firefighters were called around 1:45 p.m. in the 1700 block of Dundalk Avenue to keep the flames from spreading to...
  • Coventry Fire Destroys House, Kills Pet

    Coventry Fire Destroys House, Kills Pet
    COVENTRY — Three people were displaced by a fire that destroyed their Buena Vista home Tuesday night, officials said. No one was injured, but at least one pet died. One cat died and a second is missing, said Fire Marshal Noel Waite. The cottage-...
  • Chief Marc Scrivener: A 'friendly face' leads the Willimantic Fire Department

    Chief Marc Scrivener: A 'friendly face' leads the Willimantic Fire Department
    "I strongly believe a fire chief should be very involved in the community he or she serves," said Willimantic Fire Chief Marc Scrivener. "I often tell people, I want to get to know you before you have a fire – so that a friendly face arrives when...
  • 2-year-old dead, three injured, in Reservoir Hill fire

    2-year-old dead, three injured, in Reservoir Hill fire
    A 2-year-old boy was killed in a one-alarm fire in Reservoir Hill Tuesday as workers from a nearby construction site rushed into the burning rowhouse and saved two of his siblings, fire officials said. The father of the children was at home and...