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  • Woman dies in Lake County house fire

    Woman dies in Lake County house fire
    A woman in her 30s was found dead Wednesday after a house fire in Sorrento, according to Lake County Fire Rescue. Firefighters were called around 12:30 p.m. to a home on Vine Street near State Road 46 for a fire. "When we arrived the house had...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire

    Hampton home damaged in fire
    A Hampton home sustained extensive damage after a fire Wednesday, a spokesman said. Just after 11:40 a.m., firefighters were called to the first block of Margaret Drive, where they found a garage attached to a two-story home in flames, as well as...
  • Wildfire near Yosemite slows; anxious evacuees return home

    Residents living near Yosemite National Park were returning to their homes Wednesday as firefighters continued to make progress in their battle against a wildfire that has burned more than 600 acres. More than 2,000 firefighters battling the blaze...
  • Big surf floods Seal Beach homes

    Big surf floods Seal Beach homes
    Water from a large swell generated by Hurricane Marie hundreds of miles off the coast pounded Seal Beach late Tuesday, flooding homes near the sand. Orange County Fire Authority officials responded to reports of flooding south of the Seal Beach Pier...
  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • Fire closes Allentown Coffee Works, Burrito Works

    Fire closes Allentown Coffee Works, Burrito Works
    Fans of Fegley's Burrito and Coffee works in Allentown are out of luck this week. A small fire that appears to have been sparked Sunday morning by a cappuccino machine has closed both Hamilton Street restaurants until further notice, said co-owner Jeff...
  • Fire damages 6 Schuylkill County homes

    MAHANOY CITY — A firefighter was taken to a hospital for heat-related injuries he suffered while battling a fire that damaged six homes in the borough Tuesday evening. It was just after 6 p.m. when firefighters were called for a structure fire...
  • Junction fire near Yosemite 35% contained as firefighters make progress

    Junction fire near Yosemite 35% contained as firefighters make progress
    Firefighters were making progress Tuesday night in their battle to stop a wildfire in the Sierra foothills near the south entrance to Yosemite National Park. The Junction fire, which had prompted authorities on Monday to issue more than 13,000...
  • No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale

    No reported injuries in boat fire that spread to house in southwest Fort Lauderdale
    A house caught fire Tuesday evening in southwest Fort Lauderdale, causing moderate to heavy smoke damage to the structure. The fire in the 3100 block of Southwest 16th Street started in a 28-foot boat and spread to a carport before reaching the house,...
  • Suffolk fire kills one, two others displaced

    Suffolk fire kills one, two others displaced
    One person was killed in an early morning fire in Suffolk and two others were displaced. Joseph Booth, 47, of the 200 block of North Division Street in downtown Suffolk, was killed in a fire that consumed his home around 3:35 a.m., according to a...
  • Boy with fireworks starts apartment fire in Hallandale Beach, officials say

    A boy lighted fireworks that set his Hallandale Beach apartment on fire Saturday, fire-rescue officials said. The fire began about 12:15 p.m. in an apartment building in the 700 block of Northwest Seventh Avenue, according to Lori Williams, a division...