Fire crews respond to call of couch on fire in Westport home

WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Westport Fire Department responded to a call of a couch on fire in a home Sunday evening. At 8:19 P.M., the Westport FD Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a couch on fire within a residence on Maplewood Avenue. Fire crews responded with three engines, two ladder trucks, and the […]

Fire damages home of TV host Rachael Ray

A major house fire has damaged the home of chef and talk show host Rachael Ray in Lake Luzerne, New York, the Warren County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

Mother, 3 kids dead after Philadelphia fire; cause probed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman and her three children were found dead after a house fire in Philadelphia, authorities said. Crews were called to the blaze at the row home in the Kensington neighborhood shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday and found heavy flames and smoke coming from the first and second floors of the row […]

Authorities: Woman slain when gunman fires into wrong house

DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A man angry over a botched drug deal fired several shots into a Pennsylvania residence where he mistakenly thought someone involved in the deal lived, authorities said, killing a woman who was asleep in her bed. Nathan Joseph Quidetto, 20, whose last known address was in Unity, remains held without bond […]

Senegal president offers condolences to Denver fire victims

DENVER (AP) — The president of Senegal offered his condolences on Thursday after five people who immigrated to Colorado from the West African country were killed in a suburban Denver house fire that authorities say they suspect was intentionally set. President Macky Sall tweeted in French that he was also monitoring the investigation closely, and […]

Woof Warning: Dog alerts owner to house fire next door

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — A dog in Tennessee became a hero on the Fourth of July by alerting her owner to a house fire next door. Roux, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, woke her owner Jeff LeCates with “frantic and unusual barks” on Saturday night, a Franklin Fire Department press release said. When LeCates opened his […]

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