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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

6 residents, 2 firefighters hurt in Chicago blaze

Two Chicago firefighters and a police officer were among eight people injured when a fire engulfed a two-story frame building on the city's South Side.


Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, Evergreen Park, IL

6 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Smoker hurt after e-cig explodes

Four fire engines and more than 20 firefighters rescued the woman from the ground-floor flat in Barking, east London, on Saturday afternoon.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

28 people out of homes after Amherst apartment fire

This apartment building was still cordoned off the morning after the fire. Still smells of smoke, reports the CBC's Stephanie VanKampen.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Burnaby News Leader

Cities urged to match slower ambulance response

The province is sticking to its contentious decision to stop dispatching ambulances at high speed for less urgent medical calls and municipal fire department first responders are being urged to adopt the same approach.


The Fresno Bee

Fire destroys most of San Pedro Elks Lodge

Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says more than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Star Tribune

Officials: Massive San Francisco fire last month that forced evacuations accidental, not arson

San Francisco fire officials say a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site last month was accidental, not arson.



Chilean Pastor Blames Inferno on Civil Unions Bill

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Michelle Bachelet, Gay/Lesbian

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Woman killed in West Seattle fire

Crews responded to the scene, an apartment building in the 7500 block of 24th Avenue Southwest, about 4:30 a.m. after receiving 911 calls about flames and smoke coming from a third-floor apartment, said Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore.


Related Topix: Seattle, WA

Daily Press & Argus

Two firefighters injured in blaze

A barn erupted in fire on Oak Grove Road north of Barron Road in Howell Township Monday afternoon.


The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Firefighters still extinguishing hot spots at 5-alarm blaze

Firefighters spent Monday morning putting out hot spots on a five-alarm blaze that destroyed a former television news studio near downtown as arson investigators waited to get inside and begin their work.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fight continues against wildfires at Chilean port

With all of Valparaiso under military rule early Tuesday, 5,000 firefighters, police, forest rangers, soldiers, sailors and civil defense workers joined in a mammoth fight against wildfires licking around the hilltop shantytowns of this picturesque port city.


Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

National Public Radio

A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

The breadth of destruction in West has raised questions about what, if any, new state laws should be passed to help prevent similar accidents in the future.


Related Topix: West, TX, Explosion, US News, Liberal Political News

Dogs saved, cats die in Crescent Avenue fire

A house fire on Crescent Avenue Monday morning killed two cats, but two dogs were unharmed, according to a statement from the Fort Wayne Fire Department.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Fire destroys large store at Black Hawk Junction mall

Much of Prairie du Chien's shopping mall is closed Monday, after a fire destroyed one of its larger stores.



Fire destroys narrowboat on Birmingham canal stretch in suspected arson attack

The cause of a fire which gutted a narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal in Birmingham is being treated as suspicious Fire crews were called to the stretch of the Grand Union Canal between Yardley Road and Woodcock Lane bridge in the Acocks Green area at about 8pm on Sunday evening.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England

WTOP-FM Washington

Apartment fire leaves one family homeless

The county police say that the fire department arrived to an apartment in the 19000 block around 8:45 p.m. to see flames coming from the first-floor terrace.


Sun Apr 13, 2014


Winds expected as crews contain Fisher Fire near Flagstaff

Firefighters are anticipating strong gusts as they try to fully contain a wildfire south of Flagstaff near the Canyon Vista Campground.


Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather

WTVF Nashville

Chile Fire Toll: 11 Dead, 1,000 Homes Destroyed

A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city throughout the night and day on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and destroying at least 1,000 homes.


Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet


46-year old woman in critical condition after NDG fire

A 46-year old woman was found unconscious when firefighters arrived at 5841 Sherbrooke west at Regent in NDG Sunday morning.


WHNT-TV Huntsville

Expect Smoke in Huntsville, Fire Training Exercise Planned for Sunday

Expect to see some smoke in the Huntsville air Sunday. The Huntsville Fire-Rescue Training Division will conduct a live fire training exercise.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL


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