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  • 2 hurt in house fire started by discarded cigarette

    Fire officials say two people were taken to a hospital after a house fire in New Castle. The State Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze broke out about 9:30 p.m. Monday on Hillview Avenue. Authorities say a 94-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man were...
  • 2 firefighters injured battling fire in Boston's North End

    Two firefighters suffered non-serious injuries after a fire broke out in a vacant apartment building in the city's North End. The Boston Fire Department said crews responded to a report of a building fire at 3 Stillman Place shortly before 4 p.m....
  • Barn destroyed in Westminster fire

    Barn destroyed in Westminster fire
    Fire destroyed a barn and several outbuildings in the 1200 block of Hemlock Lane in Westminster around 11:15 a.m. Monday. The fire occurred after employees at the All Trees and Shrubs Nurseries were burning brush, which spread to the nearby barn,...
  • Man killed in late-night fire at Utica apartment house

    Officials in Utica are investigating the cause of a house fire that has claimed the life of a man whose identity hasn't been verified. Utica Fire Department officials say the blaze started last Sunday night in a 2½-story apartment house. Authorities...
  • Farmer rebuilt home near Fairdale after fire only to lose it to tornado

    Farmer rebuilt home near Fairdale after fire only to lose it to tornado
    Tom Bell stood on the front deck of what used to be his home in DeKalb County on Monday morning and looked out over a pile of rubble that stretched two miles to the northeast. For the second time in recent years, Bell has to rebuild the home he's...
  • Firefighters knock down vehicle fire in garage

    Glendale Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire inside a garage on Saturday. At 8:06 p,m., fire crews were dispatched to a three-story apartment building in the 1600 block of  Calle Vaquero, according to Glendale Fire spokeswoman Brandy Villanueva....
  • Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday

    Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday
    A two-story, single-family home in Edgewater caught fire at about 8:40 p.m. on Easter Sunday, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said. About 50 firefighters were called to the home in the 3700 block of Oak Lane to extinguish the flames, which...
  • Hartford Fire Damages House, Injures Firefighter

    Hartford Fire Damages House, Injures Firefighter
    HARTFORD — A dog was rescued from a fire that injured a firefighter and seriously damaged a house on Westbourne Parkway early Friday, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 2:30 a.m., said Capt. Helene Lynch. Four people and a dog...
  • Electrical fire causes outages in Hartford on Easter Sunday

    An overnight electrical fire that damaged underground cables left thousands without power in Hartford and West Hartford into Easter Sunday. Eversource reported about 4,000 customers still without power late Sunday afternoon, down from about 13,000 at the...
  • Historic southeast Ohio building a loss after weekend fire

    Fire officials say a historic southeast Ohio building serving as a college art gallery is a total loss after it was engulfed in flames over the weekend. Fire crews fought the fire in Nelsonville's public square until the early-morning hours Sunday...
  • Enhance home fire safety [Editorial]

    A decline in fatal fires in Maryland in 2014 is a positive trend that could be further reduced if all residences had working smoke detectors and if sprinklers were installed in more homes. In a press release last week, the state Fire Marshal's Office...