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  • Fire Guts N.C. Restaurant

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Firefighters were called to a fire at a South Charlotte restaurant early Saturday morning. The fire caused extensive damage to Avanti and also seven nearby businesses. The Italian restaurant is in the...

    News • December 20th, 2009

  • Man Killed in Pa. Motor Home Fire

    YORK, Pa. -- Firefighters responded to a deadly fire at a motor home in York Thursday evening. Shortly after 8 p.m., firefighters were called to the rear of 33 South Penn Street, where a small motor home was fully engulfed...

    News • December 18th, 2009

  • Chimney Fire Displaces Colo. Family

    GOLDEN, Colo. -- A chimney fire displaced a family of six in Golden Tuesday morning. West Metro Fire responded to the home at 1255 Youngsfield St. and found the roof around the chimney on fire. There was also extensive...

    News • December 16th, 2009

  • Retiring Kan. Leaves Party to Respond

    EDWARDSVILLE, Kan. --   Fire forced a woman out of her house and into the cold Friday afternoon. The fire was in a small home on Fifth Street near downtown Edwardsville. The blaze gave a longtime firefighter one last opportunity to do his job, KMBC's...

    News • December 12th, 2009

  • Christmas Tree Fire Burns Tenn. Home

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. --   The lights on a Clarksville family's Christmas tree caught fire, and, within minutes the flames destroyed their home Saturday. "It just seemed like the fire come down the hall, and we ran outside, and that was it,” said Cindy...

    News • December 8th, 2009

  • Fla. Fire Protection Deal Scrutinized

    ORANGE CITY, Fla. -- There are growing concerns about the new fire protection deal that has the Orange City Fire Department covering the city of DeBary. Orange City's two fire stations look after 9,000 people, but DeBary's...

    News • November 30th, 2009

  • Fire Destroys Wash. Paintball Arena

    EVERETT, Wash. -- A two-alarm fire heavily damaged an Everett warehouse early Saturday morning. The fire gutted Doodlebug Sportz, a paintball arena, which was housed in the building located in the 3300 block of Paine...

    News • November 28th, 2009

  • Dryer Sparks Fire At Fla. Hospital

    ORLANDO, Fla. --  Fire crews were cleaning up part of Florida Hospital Orlando on Wednesday after a fire started in a laundry room. When fire crews arrived around 4:00am Wednesday, they found a fire had sparked in a dryer in a first-floor...

    News • November 26th, 2009

  • Fire Destroys 4 Semi-Trucks in Ore.

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Four semi-trucks were destroyed in a fire early Wednesday morning at a Swan Island freight yard, fire officials said. A Freightliner worker spotted one of the burning rigs, fire crews said, and called 911...

    News • November 26th, 2009

  • Cincinnati FFs Battle Downtown Fire

    CINCINNATI -- Fire crews are investigating what caused a downtown building to catch fire. The fire broke out at about 10:45 p.m. Monday at a building located at 1536 Republic Street in Over-the-Rhine. A fire...

    News • November 17th, 2009

  • Depts. Battle Ohio Golf Club Fire

    COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Firefighters had to bring in water to battle a blaze at a Columbia Township golf course overnight. Firefighters were called to the closed Riverside Gold Club on Route 252, just south of Sprague...

    News • November 16th, 2009

  • Closed Pa. Eatery Goes Up In Flames

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    News • November 16th, 2009

  • Three Die In Houston Structure Fire

    HOUSTON -- Houston Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Alexander confirmed with Local 2 News that three people died Sunday in a structure fire in northeast Houston. According to Alexander, the fire started just...

    News • November 16th, 2009

  • Fire Reported At UConn Dorm

    STORRS, Conn. -- A fire was reported Friday night at a dormitory on the University of Connecticut Campus. UConn police said the fire began at the Morgan Dormitory off Route 195 just before 9:30 p.m. The fire...

    News • November 14th, 2009

  • Tour Bus Catches Fire in Tenn.

    DICKSON, Tenn. -- Traffic along Interstate 40 eastbound was blocked Friday at mile marker 180 near Dickson after a tour bus caught fire, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Officers were at the scene at 4 p.m...

    News • November 14th, 2009