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  • Fire at Dairy Queen causes smoke damage

    Fire at Dairy Queen causes smoke damage
    No one was injured in the fire that set part of the Lake Zurich Dairy Queen ablaze on March 18. The Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Department saw smoke coming from the building at 199 S. Rand Road as it responded to a report that it had caught fire that...
  • Fire destroys industrial building that housed maker of chemicals for extinguishers

    Fire destroys industrial building that housed maker of chemicals for extinguishers
    An extra-alarm fire overnight destroyed an industrial building on the Southwest Side that housed several businesses, including one that produces chemicals for fire extinguishers, but no injuries were reported, authorities said. The two-story building in...
  • Marijuana operation found in destroyed building

    The Rhode Island State Fire Marshal says a drug lab that used a flammable liquid to turn marijuana into butane hash oil has been found in the ruins of building gutted by fire. WPRI reports (http://bit.ly/1Gy6fih ) that Fire Marshal Jack Chartier calls it...
  • Fire sweeps through NY poultry barn, killing 50,000 chickens

    Authorities say about 50,000 chickens have been killed in a fire that swept through a barn at a New York poultry farm near the Canadian border. Fire department officials in the Clinton County town of Chazy say the blaze was reported late Thursday morning...
  • Troopers: Woman, 67, dies in house fire in Essex County

    State police say a 67-year-old woman has died after fire destroyed her home in the Essex County town of Jay. The woman was identified as Linda Vanvalkenburg. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday. Her son, 25-year-old Adam Vanvalkenburg, got out of the...
  • Firefighter trainee accused of setting fire to three Ford Heights residences

    Firefighter trainee accused of setting fire to three Ford Heights residences
    A Ford Heights volunteer firefighter was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of arson for allegedly setting afire three vacant homes in the village. Kaumain Allen, 19, appeared in bond court Wednesday at the Markham Courthouse where he...
  • Two people, dog found dead in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. house fire

    Two people, dog found dead in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. house fire
    Police and fire officials in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. are investigating a house fire that killed two people and a dog overnight into Thursday. Crews responded to the home in the 1800 block of 128th Street after a call to 911 at 1:22 a.m., officials said....
  • 9-year-old boy dies in Ocala National Forest mobile home fire

    9-year-old boy dies in Ocala National Forest mobile home fire
    OCALA — A 9-year-old boy is dead after a fire broke out at a mobile home in the Ocala National Forest. Marion County Fire Rescue spokesman James Lucas told the Ocala Star-Banner the boy's father was able to get one child out of the mobile home...
  • House fire kills 13 dogs in Toledo, 2 puppies rescued

    Firefighters in Toledo say 13 dogs have died in a house fire. The occupants of the home weren't home when the fire broke out early Thursday. Neighbors say they called the home's owner "the dog lady." The neighbors tell the Blade newspaper that the...
  • Overnight fire displaces 52 in Norfolk

    The American Red Cross found temporary lodging for 52 people and supported another 152 after a fire Wednesday evening at Braywood Manor, 7000 Auburn Ave., in Norfolk.  Emergency personnel were called to the high-rise building just before 5:30 p.m....
  • Friends mourn mom, 3 teens killed in U.S. 27 crash

    Friends mourn mom, 3 teens killed in U.S. 27 crash
    Carolina Ortiz and her three teens survived a fire that severely burned her and destroyed their home. Just six months later, that tragedy was overshadowed by another catastrophe. This time it was fatal. Ortiz, 39, and her three teenage children,...