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  • Sunday fire in Hampton ruled an arson

    Sunday fire in Hampton ruled an arson
    UPDATE: The Hampton Fire Marshal’s office has determined that a fire that damaged three homes on Pennsylvania Avenue Sunday was intentionally set.  One home in the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue was deemed "uninhabitable," and siding on both...
  • Crews make progress in Azusa wildfire; other blazes rage across state

    Crews make progress in Azusa wildfire; other blazes rage across state
    Fire officials said crews battling a wildfire in the mountains above Azusa were making headway Monday night and downsized the number of acres that had been scorched. The Tecolote fire was 60% contained after firefighters used an aggressive ground and...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
  • Wildfire above Azusa in Angeles National Forest is 40% contained

    Wildfire above Azusa in Angeles National Forest is 40% contained
    A wildfire north of Azusa that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their campsites, picnic areas and canyon homes is 40% contained and smaller than officials originally believed. Firefighters made “a lot of progress” fighting the Tecolote ...
  • Fire displaces 3 people from Hampton home

    Fire displaces 3 people from Hampton home
    Three people were displaced from their home after a fire Sunday night, a Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue spokesman said. Firefighters were called to the home in the 100 block of Seminary Ridge at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Assistant Chief Jeffrey...
  • Officials: Person of interest in 30 arsons arrested

    Officials: Person of interest in 30 arsons arrested
    A person of interest in nearly 30 arsons throughout Central Florida was arrested Saturday after a chase with Daytona Beach police and a suicide attempt, officials said. Steven Angle, 40, is in the Volusia County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct and...
  • Newport News house fire caused by lightning, officials say

    A lightning strike near a Newport News home caused it to catch on fire Tuesday evening, a fire department spokesman said. Just after 6:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the 400 block of Wyn Drive and found heavy smoke coming from the garage,...
  • Woman hurt in extra-alarm fire at South Loop building

    Woman hurt in extra-alarm fire at South Loop building
    A woman suffered smoke inhalation this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a four-story building in the  South Loop. Chicago firefighters and paramedics were called shortly before 8 a.m. to a building in the 1100 block of South Plymouth Court and...
  • Fire officials: 1 dead in Chatham blaze

    Fire officials: 1 dead in Chatham blaze
    A man in his 60s is dead tonight following a fire at his Chatham neighborhood home, according to officials. The blaze began about 5:15 p.m. and was confined to one unit inside a large brick courtyard building in the 7900 block of South Rhodes Avenue...
  • Woodland Hills homeowner burned in fire started by barbecue grill

    Woodland Hills homeowner burned in fire started by barbecue grill
    A Woodland Hills home was seriously damaged Tuesday and the homeowner injured when a fire started by a barbecue grill spread through the house and into the attic, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. The fire at 4615 Stark Ave. started on a deck...
  • Man rescued from South L.A. fire dies, 17th fire fatality this year

    Man rescued from South L.A. fire dies, 17th fire fatality this year
    A 60-year-old man who was gravely injured in a fire in his South Park duplex on Monday died Tuesday in a local hospital, authorities said. It was the 17th fire-related fatality in Los Angeles this year, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department....