PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Two people were found dead after an early morning fire in a Pennsylvania home, authorities said.
State police in Lancaster County said a passerby reported the blaze in the two-story Fulton Township home just after 3:30 a.m.
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Fire officials in Delaware say one person was killed in a house fire Monday in a development north of Middletown.
The extent of the burns to the person killed in the fire made it difficult to immediately make an identification, Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael G.
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Two men died and five people were injured early Monday in a fire at a multi-family dwelling in Pontiac, authorities said.
Eleven adults were in the home when the fire was reported around 2:44 a.m., Oakland County Sheriff's Department officials said.
SALISBURY, Mass. (AP) — A coastal Massachusetts motel and four other buildings were destroyed early Monday when strong winds pushed massive flames through the structures.
The fire at Michael’s Oceanfront Motel in Salisbury was called in just before 2 a.m., according to the State Department of Fire Services.
SHELDON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police are investigating a fire that left a Sheldon man dead.
Authorities say firefighters arriving at the home of 69-year-old Larry Gregoire on Sunday morning found heavy flames coming from an outbuilding.
JEFFERSON, Iowa (AP) — One of two teenagers badly burned in a New Year’s Day cabin fire in west-central Iowa has died of his injuries, officials said.
Harley McDonald, 15, died in an Iowa City burn unit, Greene County Sheriff Jack Williams said Sunday.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A weekend house fire in Grand Forks has taken the life of a 40-year-old woman while another person was rescued.
Firefighters were dispatched to the house shortly after 2 a.m.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A man died and his elderly father was injured in a house fire in suburban St. Louis, officials said.
Firefighters were called to the Ferguson home Saturday afternoon by the man’s mother, who escaped the burning home and called 911 from a neighbor’s house, the St.
NEW YORK (AP) — The caskets were brought one by one — all 15 of them — on a frigid winter day, as hundreds of mourners filled a Bronx mosque Sunday to bid farewell to those who died exactly a week ago trying to escape their smoke-filled apartment building.
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Demolition work has begun on the charred remains of a warehouse that was the scene of a massive fire in New Jersey that crews managed to keep away from a nearby chemical plant over the weekend.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 68-year-old man died at an Omaha hospital Friday just over a week after he pled guilty to starting the fire that led to his wife's death.
Douglas County jail officials said Carl Bohm of Omaha had been hospitalized since Jan.
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PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A dramatic fire near a chemical plant burned through the night and into Saturday in northern New Jersey but led to no evacuation orders or serious injuries — just heavy smoke that was seen and smelled in nearby New York City.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Four people were hospitalized Saturday when their house caught fire in Olathe, Kansas, authorities said.
Firefighters responding to the fire at about 8:15 a.m. found “significant fire conditions,” the Kansas City Star reported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County announced it is suing tenants and property owners of a warehouse where a fire released illegally-stored chemicals into a drainage channel and caused a stench that lasted for weeks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A body has been found inside a burning building in Indianapolis.
Smoke and flames were billowing from the multi-story building when firefighters arrived shortly after 8 a.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Their state budgets flush with cash, Democratic and Republican governors alike want to spend some of the windfall on projects aimed at slowing climate change and guarding against its consequences, from floods and wildfires to dirty air.
DENVER (AP) — Pinned down by fast-approaching flames and overcome with smoke near homes on a small road with no outlet, Colorado State Patrol Master Trooper Travis Hood and his partner Trooper Shane Johnson began to wonder about their safety.
NEW YORK (AP) — On his eighth day as New York City's mayor, Eric Adams stood before reporters to announce federal money for a pandemic-beleaguered hospital system — and take questions about some provocative hires in his nascent administration.
PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A fire near a New Jersey chemical plant with flames and smoke visible for miles in the night sky spread to multiple buildings in the complex Friday, threatening to reach the plant's chemical storage area, authorities said.
DENVER (AP) — Near the starting point of a Colorado wildfire that destroyed over 1,000 homes and buildings, one man stayed home in an apparent attempt to save a voluminous collection of papers documenting his family's history plus his personal writings and records of his community activism.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a Rochester man Friday to 10 years in prison in connection with a fatal pawn shop arson during unrest over George Floyd's death in 2020.
According to court documents, 26-year-old Montez Terriel Lee and several others broke into the Max It Pawn Shop in Minneapolis on May 28, 2020.
FRANKFORT, Ind. (AP) — Two young sisters have died after their central Indiana home caught fire.
Firefighters responded about 2:30 a.m. Friday to the blaze near Frankfort, northwest of Indianapolis.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Ashland man pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court to first-degree arson and was sentenced to four years in prison with three years of post-prison supervision.
The Mail Tribune reports Vance Phuc Nguyen, 46, set his vehicle on fire on Sept.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A stretch of Interstate 70 westbound into Kansas City that closed after a fire under a bridge killed a homeless person will likely be closed until Monday, state transportation officials said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An early morning fire Friday at a church in Louisiana's capital left $150,000 worth of damages but no injuries, authorities said.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded about 5:30 a.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire erupted in Kuwait during maintenance work at a major oil refinery on Friday, killing two workers and critically injuring five others, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company said.
ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested two people in connection with a large fire at an illegal Southern California drug lab, officials said Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A communal funeral for victims of New York City's deadliest fire in decades has been planned for Sunday, a week after the the blaze in the Bronx high-rise.
The service is to be held at the Islamic Cultural Center in the Bronx, said Imam Musa Kabba of Masjid-Ur-Rahmah, the mosque where some of the victims' families have been gathering to grieve.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis firefighter died Thursday and another was injured after a large house collapsed while the firefighters were searching to make sure no one was inside.
Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson said the blaze broke out before noon at a 2 1/2-story structure in north St.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police are treating a fire at the home of a San Diego County leader and his wife, a prominent labor official, as suspicious.
County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher said he and wife Lorena Gonzalez and their family were awoken by smoke alarms around 4 a.m.
WOLFSVILLE, Md. (AP) — One person is dead after a house fire in Western Maryland on Wednesday night, fire officials said.
The Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services said crews were dispatched around 7 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prayers and the compelling need to bury the dead filled a Bronx mosque Wednesday, as a bereaved community began saying goodbye to those lost in New York City’s most devastating fire in decades.
WASHBURN, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a snowmobile driver who veered into a highly touted sled dog team in northern Wisconsin and injured two of the dogs, including one that ran the Iditarod last year.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Treacherous driving conditions due to freezing rain in western Montana caused crashes that blocked lanes on Interstate 90 both east and west of Missoula and led Missoula Public Schools to cancel classes because buses were unable to run safely.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A woman has died of smoke inhalation following a mobile home fire in Nashua, firefighters said Wednesday.
When firefighters arrived about 1:30 a.m., they said the closest hydrant was frozen because of the bitter cold, WMUR-TV reported.
As smoke poured through the halls a New York City high-rise on Sunday, killing 17 people in the Bronx, tenants were faced with a life-or-death decision: Should they stay put or try to escape?