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  • 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...
  • Firefighter hurt in extra-alarm fire in Little Village

    Firefighter hurt in extra-alarm fire in Little Village
    A firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling an extra-alarm fire in a two-story commercial building in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side this morning, officials said. The blaze started around 5:39 a.m. in the 4000 block of West...
  • Smoldering fire at Los Angeles port stops container traffic

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday, because the foul air was too harmful for dock workers, officials said....
  • Water brought in to fight extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth

    Water brought in to fight extra-alarm fire in Wadsworth
    Dozens of fire departments battled an extra-alarm blaze that broke out this morning in far north suburban Wadsworth, officials said. A home near MacIntosh Court and Orchard Bluff Lane caught on fire around 4 a.m., according to a Newport Township Fire...