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2 hrs ago |

Family left homeless after blaze at house

However, paramedics did have to treat three people for smoke inhalation, but would not say if theywere members of the family.


6 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Holy Fire Ceremony Draws Thousands In Jerusalem

The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.


Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church

8 hrs ago | Belper News

Elderly woman taken to hospital after dishwater fire

Fire crews from Belper, Crich and Ripley attended the property in Derby Road, Ambergate at 2.33am on Saturday, after a smoke alarm alerted the elderly occupant to the fire, which was in the rear of the property.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Derbyshire County, England,

13 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

2 dogs escape Westfield house fire, woman arrested for setting blaze

Firefighters responded to at 918 Granville Rd. early Friday morning and extinguished a house fire, but not before the roof was destroyed and heavy damage was caused throughout the house.


Related Topix: Westfield, MA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Police: Fatal fire began with dropped cigarette

State police say a fatal house fire in a southern Indiana town began when a disabled woman dropped a cigarette.


Related Topix: Santa Claus, IN

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

In this photo provided by Joanne Dollarton, people watch as fire engulfs three homes near the beachfront, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Sea Isle City, N.J. .


Related Topix: Sea Isle City, NJ, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community

In this photo provided by Joanne Dollarton, people watch as fire engulfs three homes near the beachfront, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Sea Isle City, N.J. .


Related Topix: Sea Isle City, NJ

Nanaimo Daily News

Recalls this week includes lanterns, exercise devices, gun storage boxes, shoes

Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products.


Related Topix: Household Products, Pier 1 Imports, Retail


Nebraska Joins Fire Compact, NEMA Assistant Director Named as Administrator

Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

My Mother Lode

Mom and son who died in San Francisco fire ID'd

San Francisco fire officials say a woman and her 3-year-old son who died in an apartment blaze were found in the apartment's bathroom.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

WECT-TV Wilmington

House fire likely caused by electrical issue

One building has been completely burned up, while the siding of the house to the right began melting as a result of the heat from the blaze.


Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC

The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Second day of searching uncovers no human remains at fire site

Search dogs on Thursday again sniffed around the rubble of the former KNTV building destroyed by a five-alarm fire but did not find any human remains.


Related Topix: Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Clara, CA

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Charges filed against Tappa for Oconto bar fire

Officials say 39-year-old Donald L. Tappa is facing a total of ten charges, including arson, burglary, theft and criminal damage to property.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion

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Related Topix: Explosion, West, TX, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fire Officials Warn Against Use of Sky Lanterns for Celebrations

Sonoma County's fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.


Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Petaluma, CA

Lincoln Daily News

Signs Of Healing In Texas Town A Year After Deadly Plant Blast

Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of the deadly explosion lifted him out of his boots, one volunteer firefighter is missing a few teeth and suffers nerve damage to his right shoulder.


Related Topix: Explosion


Google Glass to get a workout from Dutch firefighters

Google Glass could be useful for tasks like cutting up a car to free a trapped person, the fire department said Can Google Glass help first responders work more effectively? Firefighters in Amsterdam want to find out, and plan to try out the wearable-of-the-moment in training scenarios and at accident scenes.


a Car was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in Daubhill.

AN ARSON investigation has been launched after a blaze destroyed a car just metres from where a family was sleeping.


Denver Post

Longmont fire fighters battle blaze near 1st and Martin

Longmont fire fighters responded to a fire that flared up around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening east of Martin and south of First Avenue.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Baltimore News

Woman, 81, killed in St. Mary's County house fire

The State Fire Marshal's Office say the blaze was reported about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in Lexington Park.


Related Topix: Lexington Park, MD


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