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AN ARSON investigation has been launched after a blaze destroyed a car just metres from where a family was sleeping.
The State Fire Marshal's Office say the blaze was reported about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in Lexington Park.
MONTEREY PARK >> Six firefighters and nine civilians were injured, one of them critically, Wednesday after two fire engines collided in a Monterey Park intersection, sending one of them careening into a dim sum restaurant, authorities said.
Britain's Prince William holding his son Prince George and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Sydney Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
A Gatlinburg Fire Department spokesperson said that crews were able to safely get the people off the second floor of the Summit of Gatlinburg, and that they were treated at the scene Wednesday morning for smoke inhalation.
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Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott says the fire early Wednesday burned vegetation in an area between Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre.
The San Pedro Elks Lodge, a community landmark and social hub for nearly 50 years, was virtually destroyed early Tuesday in a greater-alarm fire that may have been deliberately set.
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.
This apartment building was still cordoned off the morning after the fire. Still smells of smoke, reports the CBC's Stephanie VanKampen.
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.
Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says more than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday.
San Francisco fire officials say a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site last month was accidental, not arson.
A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.
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.
A barn erupted in fire on Oak Grove Road north of Barron Road in Howell Township Monday afternoon.