Residential fires

Firefighters wait to start their shift after a massive fire raged in a 27-floor high-rise apartment building in London, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. London's Metropolitan Police said a number of people were being treated for a range of injuries, but did not provide more specifics. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Twitter that a major incident had been declared. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 14, 2017 - 2:37 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London fire (all times local): 8:30 a.m. London Ambulance Service says 50 people have been taken to five hospitals following a major fire in a high-rise residential building. The service says a major incident has been declared in the west London after a fire broke...
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Emergency personnel work in lower Manhattan after a carbon monoxide leak Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in New York. Authorities ultimately traced the problem Tuesday morning to a broken boiler pipe in the grocery store basement. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 13, 2017 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A carbon monoxide leak in a building three blocks from the World Trade Center sickened 32 people and raised alarm that shuttered several busy blocks in lower Manhattan at the start of the workday Tuesday, authorities said. The problem ultimately was traced to a broken boiler pipe in...
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A helicopter makes a water drop on a hillside after a wildfire broke out in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles, Sunday, May 28, 2017. A dark plume of smoke was visible for miles as the fire consumed moderate to thick brush near Mandeville Canyon Road, a dead end road that snakes up a deep canyon lined by expensive view homes. A few residents voluntarily left but no homes were damaged. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
May 28, 2017 - 9:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 150 firefighters battled a 30-acre brush fire on a Los Angeles hillside on Sunday that investigators said was sparked by a weed whacker. The fire, which triggered the evacuation of five homes, broke out on a steep chaparral-covered hillside of Mandeville Canyon above...
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Firefighters investigate the remains of a burned home in Akron, Ohio on Monday, May 15, 2017. Firefighters said multiple people died in the fire at the home. (AP photo/Dake Kang)
May 15, 2017 - 1:26 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire. Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker didn't say how many of the dead are children or adults. He spoke at a news conference outside the home in Akron, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Cleveland. Neighbors...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:19 am
WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking "Siri" for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother's vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells WMUR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pNoixW...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:15 am
WILMOT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking "Siri" for saving his life. Christopher Beaucher says he was checking on his mother's vacant cottage in Wilmot on May 1 when he saw something suspicious and went inside. He tells WMUR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pNoixW...
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A firefighter with The Woodlands Fire Department works the scene of a two-story house fire that left multiple people dead Friday, May 12, 2017, in Conroe, Texas. (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 9:28 am
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Three children were killed early Friday when a burning house collapsed north of Houston and three members of the same family are critically injured, according to a sheriff's official. Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Scott Spencer said the children ranged in age from 6 to 13...
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Ted Poszywak, left, chief of the Frederick-Firestone fire department, and public information officer Summer Campos, right, take questions from members of the media during a news conference, while standing next to a picture of the location where an unrefined gas leak explosion killed two people inside their home in Firestone, Colo., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Poszywak said that an investigation has revealed that the April 17, 2017 explosion was caused by unrefined natural gas that was leaking from a small abandoned pipeline from a nearby well owned by Anadarko Petroleum. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
May 02, 2017 - 8:04 pm
FIRESTONE, Colo. (AP) — A home explosion that killed two people in Colorado was caused by odorless, unrefined natural gas leaking from an old pipeline, investigators said Tuesday, prompting the governor to order statewide inspections of similar lines. The underground line was believed to be out of...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:36 pm
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Suburban Dallas police department fires officer who shot black teenager leaving house party.
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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo, police investigate at the scene after a Delaware state trooper was shot and killed in the parking lot of a WaWa convenience store near Bear, Del. A man suspected of the shooting and killing the trooper remained barricaded early Thursday inside his house, where he fired shots at officers as they tried to negotiate a peaceful surrender, police said. (William Bretzger/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 8:14 am
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Officers came under fire again early Thursday outside a home where the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper remained holed up. Delaware State Police said in a statement that officers were fired at about 4 a.m. at the home in Middleton. Police say...
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