Residential fires

February 11, 2018 - 11:41 am
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities say that eight people have escaped injuries but need a place to stay after their mobile home caught fire. Lexington County officials say on Twitter that the fire Sunday morning displaced five adults and three children. Officials said there were no...
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February 11, 2018 - 11:13 am
GASTON, N.C. (AP) — A man and two children are being treated for smoke inhalation and burns after a fire gutted a North Carolina home. Gaston Volunteer Fire Department issued a news release saying the fire Friday caused heavy damage. A 21-year-old man and two girls, ages 3 and 2, were rushed to the...
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FILE--This undated file photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows Blaze Bernstein. A 20-year-old California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student is due in court. Samuel Woodward of Newport Beach is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Santa Ana. Authorities say Woodward killed 19-year-old sophomore Bernstein and buried his body in a shallow grave at a neighborhood park not far from the Bernstein family home in Lake Forest. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 6:57 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Friday to the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a park not far from his family's home. Samuel Woodward, 20, of Newport Beach was ordered held on $5 million bail with...
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This photo shows the remains of a home after a house fire Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Cleveland. Firefighters say the blaze caused severe damage, hindering their ability to search the charred home. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 30, 2018 - 1:27 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Fire investigators say a heavily damaged home where two children and two adults are missing after an overnight fire in Cleveland is too dangerous to search. A fire department spokesman says construction equipment will be used to take apart the home and make it safe for firefighters...
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January 29, 2018 - 8:53 am
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — A 13-year-old North Carolina boy has died in a house fire. Local media reported the fire started shortly after p.m. Saturday. C.C. Camp Volunteer Fire Chief Lanny Whitaker said four fire departments responded to the blaze near the Elkin Municipal Airport. Whitaker said it took...
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In this Jan. 20, 2018 photo, a cow stands near to a group of bison, near Wasilkowo village, 10 km from Hajnowka, Poland. A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a bison herd for three months after escaping its pen. The cow has been spotted following the bison across meadows bordering a forest in eastern Poland as they forage for food. (Rafal Kowalczyk via AP Photo)
January 27, 2018 - 11:20 am
COW ESCAPES FARM TO RUN FREE WITH WILD BISON IN POLAND WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a herd of bison for three months after escaping its pen. The reddish brown cow has been spotted following bison across corn and rapeseed fields...
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January 25, 2018 - 11:53 am
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — An anonymous donor has paid a more than $600 veterinarian bill for a cat rescued from a Massachusetts apartment fire. The Daily Item reports that the 1-year-old cat named Christopher survived the fire earlier this month that left his owner homeless, but required a week at an...
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January 19, 2018 - 10:04 am
JEFFERSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that claimed the life of an 80-year-old Georgia man was accidental. The Athens Banner-Herald quotes Office of Insurance and Safety Commissioner Jay Florence as saying Wednesday's house fire in which Leroy Johnson died was caused by the improper use of...
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January 16, 2018 - 8:30 am
DACULA, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a man was killed and another man was injured in a mobile home fire in Georgia. News outlets reported Saturday that the deadly fire happened in Dacula. Officials say the structure was fully aflame when crews arrived at about 1:35 p.m. Tommy Rutledge with the Gwinnett...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 9:18 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A female passenger has died hours after a casino boat caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast, forcing her and about 50 other passengers and crew to jump into the chilly waters to escape. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said Monday that the woman died...
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