Residential fires

This photo provided by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office shows Taheerah Ahmad who remains jailed Wednesday, May 16, 2018, after authorities accused her of stabbing one of her daughters and setting their home on fire. Authorities say Ahmad was arrested in downtown Tulsa Tuesday and another daughter who had been reported missing was found safe, police said. (Tulsa County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 5:21 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa mother stabbed her eldest daughter 50 to 70 times, struck her head with a pickaxe then set their home on fire, before fleeing the scene with the youngest of her three daughters, according to police. Taheerah Ahmad, 39, was arrested in downtown Tulsa Tuesday afternoon...
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With members of the National Guard in the foreground, volcanic gases rise from active fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Most of the nearby Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed to visitors due to ongoing seismic activity and the possibility of an explosion at the summit. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
May 16, 2018 - 5:09 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it. Now Deter and others who have recently lost homes to the lava-spewing mountain are on an urgent quest for answers about...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:58 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Officials say five children have died from injuries in a weekend fire in North Carolina. Two children died Saturday after the blaze at a Greensboro apartment. A nursing supervisor at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center told local media three children died Sunday at Brenner...
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May 12, 2018 - 6:37 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two children were killed and three were hospitalized in critical condition after a fire at a North Carolina apartment complex. The Greensboro Fire Department told local news outlets that only the father and the five children were at home when the fire broke out on Saturday...
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May 11, 2018 - 8:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department says a blaze that broke through the roof of a house in Queens critically injured one person and seriously injured 10 others, including seven firefighters. More than 100 firefighters converged on the blaze early Friday. It was reported around 5 a.m. in the...
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May 07, 2018 - 5:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed in a house fire in Atlanta. News outlets report firefighters discovered the body of a man in his 50s in an upstairs bedroom early Monday morning. Atlanta Fire Sgt. Stafford Cortez said firefighters believe the fire started where the man was located...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Three people have been killed and eight others injured in a house fire in New York City. The blaze broke out late Saturday night at a two-story home in Queens. An 82-year-old woman, an 87-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman all were killed in the fire. Eight other people were taken...
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April 28, 2018 - 2:41 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities a man found dead in a fire at an apartment complex in South Carolina was stabbed. The Greenville County Coroner's Office said 61-year-old Kenneth Capps was found unconscious inside his burning apartment in Greenville around 6:45 p.m. Friday and couldn't be...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 7:33 pm
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A convention center in Minnesota has opened to accept people forced from their homes by a smoky fire at a nearby Wisconsin oil refinery. Executive director Chelly Townsend...
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