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  • Fire official: Bethlehem blaze sparked by children playing with lighter

    Fire official: Bethlehem blaze sparked by children playing with lighter
    A Bethlehem fire official said a Mechanic Street fire that temporarily displaced more than 30 people on Monday was caused by children playing with a lighter. The fire began around 4:30 p.m. in one of 10 apartments inside the building at 1039 Mechanic St....
  • Home fire displaces four in Newport News Sunday

    Four people were displaced after a fire at their home in Newport News Sunday afternoon, fire officials said.  Dispatchers received the call about a house fire on the 800 block of 31st Street in Newport News just before 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, according...
  • Deputies find arson suspect inside burning building in Dana Point

    Orange County sheriff's officials said they caught a suspected arsonist in the act inside a burning building in Dana Point early Sunday. Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of breaking glass sounds and a suspicious person at the Dana Point Arts...
  • Six people die in fire at North Carolina mobile home

    (Reuters) - Six people have died in a fire at a mobile home in rural North Carolina, and investigators are seeking to find the cause of the deadly blaze, police said on Saturday. The fire at the home just outside the town of Garland was reported to...
  • Six people die in North Carolina mobile home fire

    Six people die in North Carolina mobile home fire
    Six people have died in a fire at a mobile home in rural North Carolina, and investigators are seeking to find the cause of the deadly blaze, police said on Saturday. The fire at the home just outside the town of Garland was reported to emergency...
  • Six dead after fire erupts in North Carolina mobile home

    A fire consumed a North Carolina mobile home and claimed six lives early Saturday morning, authorities said. Rescue crews responded to the blaze on Gibbs Road in Clinton, a town of about 9,000 in the eastern part of the state, around 1 a.m. Saturday,...
  • 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...
  • Smoke alarms not working in Encino fire that killed two, officials say

    Smoke alarms not working in Encino fire that killed two, officials say
    Investigators have determined that hard-wired smoke alarms were not functioning inside an Encino apartment that was overwhelmed with flames Thursday night, killing an elderly woman and her son and injuring six others. More than 100 firefighters...
  • New fire-rescue chief has big plans

    The helmets L. Keith Tomey III has worn during his 27-year career with Miramar Fire-Rescue are proudly displayed on a shelf behind his desk: the bright red hat for lieutenant, as well as the soot-blackened helmet and visor he wore while fighting fires....
  • Two people killed, several injured in Encino apartment fire

    Two people killed, several injured in Encino apartment fire
    Two people have died and several others were treated for smoke inhalation and other injuries after an apartment fire in Encino on Thursday night, authorities said. The blaze in the 5300 block of Lindley Avenue broke out shortly before 9 p.m.,...
  • Allentown fire leaves several residents displaced

    Allentown fire leaves several residents displaced
    Several residents were left displaced after a Thursday morning fire tore through their Allentown building. City fire Capt. John Christopher said the fire at 130 N. 12th Street was deemed accidental by fire investigators. He said the fire started just...