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  • N.C. Cops Investigate Suspicious Store Fire

    GASTONIA, NC. -- Police think someone started a fire in the food section of a Dollar Tree in Gastonia. Investigators said roughly 20 workers and customers were in the store at the time. All got out safely. Rebecca, who...

    News • January 3rd, 2012

  • Off-Duty N.C. Firefighter Spots Smoke, Saves Couple

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte firefighter who saved a couple while on his way home from work spoke to Eyewitness News about jumping into action. Henry Calle said he was driving home on Mallard Creek Road the morning...

    News • January 3rd, 2012

  • Fire Damages Goodwill Group Home in Wis.

    MADISON, Wis. -- Nine residents of a Goodwill group home on Northport Drive escaped a fire just before midnight on New Year's Eve, according to Madison fire officials.

    News • January 1st, 2012

  • Wis. Driver Cited For Driving Over Fire Hose

    MADISON, Wis. -- An early Sunday morning fire forced 29 Madison residents out of their westside apartment building, located on 2814 Ashford Lane. Madison fire authorities said a resident was cooking french fries in oil...

    News • January 1st, 2012

  • One Injured in N.C. Christmas Eve Apartment Fire

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlottes family home was damaged in an early morning fire Saturday. The fire happened at an apartment on Teal Point Drive in East Charlotte at about 5 a.m., firefighters said...

    News • December 24th, 2011

  • Fire Damages Units in Wisconsin Apt. Complex

    MADISON, Wis. -- Firefighters battled a blaze at an apartment complex in the Town of Madison on Friday evening that has left many residents without a home this holiday weekend. The fire occurred at the complex, which is located in the 2600...

    News • December 24th, 2011

  • Family of Eight Displaced After Indy House Fire

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A family of eight was displaced from their home on Christmas Eve after an afternoon fire on the citys northeast side. Indianapolis Fire Department officials said the blaze broke out in the basement of a...

    News • December 24th, 2011

  • Fire Set in San Diego Jehovah's Witnesses Hall

    SAN DIEGO -- Investigators are trying to find out who set fire to a place of worship in University Heights late Tuesday evening. Police discovered the fire at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in the 2000 block of...

    News • December 21st, 2011

  • Calif. Boy Alerts Family to Fire That Destroyed Home

    TAFT, Calif. -- A Taft family has been burned out of their home just six days before Christmas. They lost nearly everything they own and all of their Christmas presents in the fire. Three adults and seven kids were...

    News • December 21st, 2011

  • Indy Officials Seek Answers in Vacant Home Fires

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis firefighters said it's unclear if the city's recent string of vacant house fires were intentionally set or caused by someone homeless trying to stay warm. Investigators said the vacant house fires are becoming more...

    News • December 19th, 2011

  • Tree Trimmer Killed in Colorado Mishap

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A tree trimmer was killed in Fort Collins Tuesday when a large branch gave way and hit him while he was 40 to 50 feet in the air. The victim was working in the 2000 block of Hunter Court and was...

    News • December 14th, 2011

  • Wisconsin Man Accused of Setting Store on Fire

    SPARTA, Wis. -- A Sparta man is accused of setting fire to a convenience store after it refused to sell him alcohol. Bradford White, 38, was arrested early Saturday morning. Authorities said he broke into Fast Eddie's...

    News • December 13th, 2011

  • Fire Destroys Colorado Metal Shop

    LONGMONT, Colo. -- Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that destroyed a metal shop in Longmont. The fire was burning at North 65th Street and Nelson Road, home to the business Colorado Precision and Plating...

    News • December 13th, 2011

  • Indianapolis Hydrants Are Freezing Up Already

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Firefighters hope more snow and colder temperatures wont cause more frozen fire hydrants around Indianapolis. Officials said frozen hydrants have been a problem for the city in recent years, but...

    News • December 9th, 2011

  • Five-Alarm Fire Hits Empty St. Louis Factory

    Firefighters in St. Louis battled a 5-alarm fire in a downtown commercial building that engulfed the top two floors of the six-story building and damaged the other floors. According to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch , the abandoned building was part of...

    News • December 8th, 2011