Fires

This photo provided by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives shows an aerial of Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Authorities struggled Friday to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic evacuation. (ATF via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 12:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials have recovered the remains of two people from what is left of a Pennsylvania senior living community following last week's fire. The fire broke out Thursday night at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, west of Philadelphia. More than two dozen...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a factory fire in New Windsor, N.Y., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Authorities say two explosions and a fire at the Verla International cosmetics factory in the Hudson Valley about an hour north of New York City have left multiple people injured, including firefighters caught in the second blast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 21, 2017 - 2:30 pm
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — As the number of people reporting injuries from deadly explosions at a cosmetics factory jumped to more than 125, investigators on Tuesday tried to determine what caused the blasts at a plant with a checkered history that includes fines for safety violations earlier this...
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November 21, 2017 - 1:10 pm
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local): 11 a.m. Authorities say two adults and four children have died after an early morning house fire in rural northern Illinois. Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle says the victims of the...
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November 21, 2017 - 11:09 am
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Six people were killed in a house fire early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, the Ogle County Sheriff's Office said. Police received a 911 call just after midnight Tuesday reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon in the unincorporated community of Lost Nation,...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:59 am
ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Detroit called for evacuations following a massive gas line fire. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says the fire broke out Monday night in Orion Township, about 30 miles north of Detroit. Township Fire Chief John Pender says the blaze occurred...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a factory fire in New Windsor, N.Y., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Authorities say two explosions and a fire at the Verla International cosmetics factory in the Hudson Valley about an hour north of New York City have left multiple people injured, including firefighters caught in the second blast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 20, 2017 - 10:22 pm
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities recovered the body of a male worker reported missing after two explosions and a fire at a New York cosmetics factory left 30 to 35 people injured, including seven firefighters caught in the second blast, officials said Monday. "A deceased male employee was...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a factory fire in New Windsor, N.Y., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Authorities say two explosions and a fire at the Verla International cosmetics factory in the Hudson Valley about an hour north of New York City have left multiple people injured, including firefighters caught in the second blast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 20, 2017 - 10:10 pm
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the explosions and fire at a cosmetics factory in upstate New York (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The body of a worker has been found at a cosmetics factory north of New York City following two explosions and a fire that left more than 30 people injured,...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say four people are being treated for burns after a fire broke out at a dental clinic at San Diego's Navy hospital. Navy hospital spokesman Miguel Alvarez said Monday the fire started Monday morning and burned a room at the dental clinic on the second floor of the Naval...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, Hamilton, Ohio, firefighters move the casket for Patrick Wolterman into an awaiting fire engine at the Hodapp Funeral Home in Cincinnati. A homeowner and his nephew are scheduled to go on trial in Ohio for murder in a 2015 house fire that resulted in the death of Hamilton firefighter Wolterman. Butler County Judge Greg Stephens said the court should try to seat a jury first. He set jury selection for Monday, Nov. 6. (Cameron Knight/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)
November 20, 2017 - 12:12 am
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys are ready to resume their defense of an Ohio homeowner and his nephew charged in a 2015 house arson that resulted in a firefighter's death. Prosecutors say homeowner Lester Parker solicited nephew William "Billy" Tucker to set the fire that led to the death of...
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This undated photo provided by Arthur O'Brien shows his grandfather Thomas O'Brien in his fireman's uniform after he joined the FDNY in 1917. O'Brien's heirs say their grandfather was found dead in his firehouse bunk hours after suffering a six-inch skull fracture at a Manhattan fire in 1935 and should be honored as a "line-of-duty" casualty. (Courtesy of Arthur O'Brien via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighter Tom O'Brien had been battling a blaze in Manhattan for two hours on Oct. 27, 1935, and knew something was wrong as soon as he got back to the firehouse. Reports indicate he complained of a booming headache and decided to "self-medicate" with a bottle of...
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