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  • One person displaced after Newport News apartment fire

    One person was displaced after a fire at a Newport News apartment complex Friday afternoon, a spokesman said. About 1:30 p.m., city firefighters received a call about a fire at 153 Eva Court, which is in the Newport Lake apartment complex, where...
  • Fire breaks out in laundry room of Leesburg motel

    Fire breaks out in laundry room of Leesburg motel
    Fire broke out Friday afternoon in laundry room of a Leesburg motel that is $22,000 behind in utility payments to the city. Firefighters responded to the Stay & Save Inn at 1308 N. 14th St. shortly before 5 p.m., city spokesman Robert Sargent said....
  • Extra-alarm fire at West Side church

    Extra-alarm fire at West Side church
    Firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire that broke out this morning at a church on the West Side in the Austin neighborhood. Chicago Fire Department media said the fire started this morning at the Unity Church of God in Christ located at 4901 W....
  • Fire Destroys Home In Hebron

    Fire Destroys Home In Hebron
    HEBRON — Firefighters from multiple communities battled a blaze Saturday afternoon that destroyed a home, but no injuries were reported. Firefighters from as far away as Glastonbury were called in to help provide water to battle the flames, and...
  • Loss from Saturday's fire near Churchville put at $500,000

    A fire in a garage and workshop on a farm near Churchville Saturday caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the 30-by-90 foot structure and its contents, state fire investigators said. A preliminary investigation disclosed the fire was caused when...
  • Two-alarm blaze spreads to four rowhomes in Federal Hill

    Two-alarm blaze spreads to four rowhomes in Federal Hill
    A two-alarm house fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Federal Hill and spread to four rowhomes, heavily damaging two of them. The blaze was reported about 4:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Sanders Street, behind Digital Harbor High School, according to...
  • Newport News firefighters respond to blaze behind The Towers apartment building

    Newport News firefighters respond to blaze behind The Towers apartment building
    A storage unit containing plywood caught fire Sunday afternoon in a vacant lot between The Towers apartment building on Waterfront Circle and Marshall Avenue. The Newport News Fire Department was first dispatched around 3:48 p.m. to Shore Drive, where...
  • Giant King fire burns 10 homes, could be whipped up as weather shifts

    The King fire in Northern California grew this weekend, destroying at least 10 homes, as officials worried that changing weather conditions could fuel the massive blaze even more. National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Clapp said meteorologists...
  • New York man sent to prison for causing death of 13 pit bulls

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A suburban New York man who admitted causing the death of 13 pit bulls he trained to fight was sentenced on Monday to up to three years in prison, officials said. Anthony Reddick, 53, also will be prohibited from owning any animals...
  • Hay barn destroyed in fire in Ellicott City

    Hay barn destroyed in fire in Ellicott City
    A barn was destroyed after it caught fire Sunday in Ellicott City, the Howard County Fire Department said. The 60-by-30-foot hay barn was in the 10600 block of Clarksville Pike. The roof had collapsed by the time firefighters arrived, the department...
  • Des Plaines working toward reducing number of take-home vehicles

    Des Plaines working toward reducing number of take-home vehicles
    Des Plaines City Manager Michael Bartholomew is asking the city's fire and police chiefs to reduce the number of vehicles personnel in their departments are allowed to take home. At a recent meeting, Des Plaines City Council members voted 6-1 to approve...