Fire Prevention & Investigation News

  • Couple Charged With Murder in North Carolina Fire

    A man and a woman were charged with first-degree murder Tuesday for allegedly breaking into a mobile home, setting it on fire and leaving a 10-month-old girl inside to die when they fled.

    News • February 5th, 2003

  • Fire Prompts Evacuation Of College Dormitory in Florida

    A Bethune-Cookman College student was charged Tuesday with deliberately starting a fire inside his own campus dormitory room.

    News • February 4th, 2003

  • Investigator: Columbus, Ind. Restaurant Fire Suspicious

    A broken window at a restaurant that was destroyed in a fire Saturday is one factor prompting an investigator to call the blaze suspicious.

    News • February 4th, 2003

  • Fire Destroys Rogers, AR Hotel

    An arson investigation is under way as Rogers fire crews sift through what was once a 4-story hotel.

    News • February 4th, 2003

  • Investigators Say Monday NE Fire Is Arson

    Investigators say a fire at a vacant apartment building in downtown Omaha was set on purpose.

    News • February 3rd, 2003

  • Toronto Fatal House Fire Suspicious

    Police hope an autopsy today will confirm the identity of a body discovered during a fire that destroyed a century-old house on the Niagara Escarpment.

    News • January 30th, 2003

  • Foul Play Suspected In MD Fire

    Somerset County State's Attorney Logan Widdowson confirmed Monday that police are investigating whether the deaths are homicides.

    News • January 29th, 2003

  • Pontoon-Boat Fire Prompts Arson Reward

    The Clay County Sheriff's Office and the state Fire Marshal's Office has offered a reward for information that can solve a rash of suspicious fires in the Eagle Harbor community.

    News • January 29th, 2003

  • Fire Closes Leavenworth, MO High School

    The fire began when someone apparently set fire to a roll of toilet paper.

    News • January 28th, 2003

  • Man Pleads Innocent in Missouri Bonfire Blast

    A man accused of throwing a can of gasoline onto a bonfire, causing an explosion that burned several partygoers, has pleaded innocent to 14 counts of assault.

    News • January 28th, 2003

  • Detroit House Fire Leads Police To Arson Suspect

    A 21-year-old man is being held by Waterford police in suspicion of several ongoing arson investigations in the area.

    News • January 24th, 2003

  • Five Men Charged In Louisiana Cross Burning

    A federal indictment has charged five alleged Ku Klux Klan members with burning a cross in a Black family’s front yard in Longville, La.

    News • January 24th, 2003

  • Second Man Sentenced In Juneau Arson Fire

    A man convicted of burning down a Juneau self-storage building was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday.

    News • January 24th, 2003

  • Franklin Uncooperative With Cops

    Aretha Franklin didn't cooperate with authorities investigating a fire that destroyed her $1.6-million mansion, according to a police report.

    News • January 24th, 2003

  • Arson Destroys 40 Acres In County

    A woods fire burned about 40 acres Wednesday afternoon in the Brickyard Bayou area of Moss Point-Escatawpa. "Several homes were in danger," said Fire Chief Earl Etheridge.

    News • January 24th, 2003