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  • Allentown woman killed in fire engulfing Adams Island home; victim is identified

    Allentown woman killed in fire engulfing Adams Island home; victim is identified
    An Allentown woman was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon after she was pulled from the second-floor bedroom window of her burning Adams Island home, authorities said. She was identified as Lisanne Chin, 27. Allentown fire Capt. John Christopher said...
  • Newport News brothers recover after escaping house fire

    — Hampton resident Kelly Grier Jr. has always considered his younger brother a "miracle child." Amoundo Grier, 42, of Newport News, was shot four times in the early 2000s while he was living in Charlotte and survived, Kelly Grier said. "He was...
  • Gloucester woman who died trying to save grandkids from fire awarded Carnegie Medal

    GLOUCESTER — A grandmother who died last year attempting to save her three grandchildren from a house fire has been awarded a Carnegie Medal for civilian heroism. Virginia Grogan was among 22 residents of the U.S. and Canada to receive Carnegie...
  • Boston firefighters battle 9-alarm blaze on Beacon Street; 5 hurt

    Boston firefighters battle 9-alarm blaze on Beacon Street; 5 hurt
    More than 150 firefighters responded to a nine-alarm blaze on Boston's Beacon Street that left at least five firefighters hurt, officials said at a televised news conference Wednesday. In a briefing for reporters at the scene, Boston fire officials said...
  • Fire Damages Windsor Home

    WINDSOR — Windsor and Bloomfield firefighters took about 20 minutes to extinguish a house fire on Tamarack Drive Wednesday morning. No one was home when the fire started, said Windsor Center Deputy Fire Chief Jim Shea. Windsor firefighers were...
  • Trapped construction worker saved from fire in dramatic rescue

    Trapped construction worker saved from fire in dramatic rescue
    Firefighters saved a construction worker who was trapped on a balcony moments before the massive fire caused part of the building to collapse -- and the whole thing was caught on video. The under-construction Houston high-rise apartment caught fire...
  • Knights of Columbus rebuilds its home

    Knights of Columbus rebuilds its home
    The building that houses Burbank’s chapter of the Knights of Columbus was rededicated on Friday after undergoing months of work to repair fire damage. Located at 134 S. Glenoaks Blvd., the structure caught fire last May after a blaze engulfed a...
  • Massive blaze devours unfinished apartment building in Houston

    Massive blaze devours unfinished apartment building in Houston
    A massive fire at an apartment building that was under construction near downtown Houston sent a massive column of smoke over the city Tuesday afternoon. No injuries have been reported. The five-alarm fire was first reported at 12:30 p.m., according...
  • Norfolk: Morning kitchen fire damages apartment

    One home inside a Norfolk duplex was damaged by a morning kitchen fire, a fire spokesman said. Just after 8:30 a.m., Norfolk Fire-Rescue crews were called to the 9200 block of Atwood Avenue, where they found smoke coming from the attic of a one-story...
  • West Hartford Firefighters Contain Fire At Colt's

    WEST HARTFORD — A fire that began in the heat treating department at Colt's Manufacting on New Park Avenue caused the factory to be evacuated Tuesday morning. West Hartford firefighters were able to contain the fire to the room where it began. No...
  • Officials say electrical wiring caused fire at Burbank triplex

    Officials say electrical wiring caused fire at Burbank triplex
    The fire that ripped through a Burbank triplex on Wednesday was reportedly caused by an electrical wiring malfunction and caused an estimated $560,000 in damage, authorities said. When firefighters arrived to the 700 block of East Palm Avenue...