Residential fires

A boy is rescued from a condominium complex during a fire in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Friday, March 23, 2018. The fire killed over a dozen people, most of them died of suffocation or jumping from high floors. (VnExpress via AP)
March 23, 2018 - 3:34 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Residents startled awake by loud noise and smoke signaled for help with lit mobile phones and crawled onto cranes from their balconies to escape a fire Friday at a large condominium complex in southern Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City. At least 13 people were killed and 28 injured,...
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This photo provided by Nicholas Waun shows the scene where two trains collided and derailed in Georgetown, Ky., early Monday, March 19, 2018. Four people were injured after the accident late Sunday night. (Nicholas Waun via AP)
March 19, 2018 - 6:04 am
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Two freight trains collided and derailed shortly before midnight, injuring four people and igniting a fire that forced nearby residents to evacuate, authorities said Monday. Nearby residents were evacuated "out of an abundance of caution after the crash was reported at 11:14...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:45 am
DALLAS (AP) — An email sent by Atmos Energy to state regulators reveals company workers were investigating gas leaks involving fires at two Dallas homes some 12 hours before an explosion at another home killed a 12-year-old girl. The company did not evacuate residents or shut off gas lines in the...
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FILE--This undated file photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows Blaze Bernstein. A 20-year-old California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student is due in court. Samuel Woodward of Newport Beach is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Santa Ana. Authorities say Woodward killed 19-year-old sophomore Bernstein and buried his body in a shallow grave at a neighborhood park not far from the Bernstein family home in Lake Forest. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Friday to the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a park not far from his family's home. Samuel Woodward, 20, of Newport Beach was ordered held on $5 million bail with...
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January 31, 2018 - 7:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media say 11 people have died in a fire that engulfed a home for elderly welfare recipients in northern Japan. The fire broke out before midnight Thursday in Sapporo, the main city on the island of Hokkaido. Media reports say that five residents were rescued. Footage on public...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 7:14 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A female passenger has died hours after a casino boat caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast, forcing her and about 50 other passengers and crew to jump into the chilly waters to escape. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said Monday that the woman died...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 8:31 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Fire swiftly engulfed a shuttle boat Sunday afternoon used to ferry patrons to a casino ship off Florida's Gulf Coast, forcing the crew and dozens of passengers to jump into chilly waters close to shore, authorities said. Fifteen people complaining of chest pain, smoke inhalation...
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Firefighters line up as the body of Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau is carried on top of a firetruck during a funeral procession on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Philadelphia. Officials say the funeral mass for Lt. Matthew LeTourneau will be held Friday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. The 11-year veteran was pulled from the home on Saturday by fellow firefighters and taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Kristen DeGroot)
January 12, 2018 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia firefighter killed in a house collapse has been remembered for his sense of humor, love of his nieces and nephews and passion for his job. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau's brother told the congregation at his funeral Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul...
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FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2017, file photo, firefighters respond to a deadly building fire in the Bronx borough of New York. Police say Holt Francis was critically injured in the apartment building fire and died at a hospital on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. It was one of New York City’s deadliest fires in decades. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
January 04, 2018 - 7:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A 13th person has died from injuries suffered in one of New York City's deadliest fires in decades. Police say 27-year-old Holt Francis was critically injured in the Dec. 28 Bronx apartment building fire and died at a hospital on Thursday. They say the fire was caused by a 3-year-...
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January 03, 2018 - 2:47 pm
CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in New York say a fire broke out briefly at the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton, but no injuries have been reported. New Castle Police Department Sgt. Arthur Mendoza says a call came in around 2:50 p.m. Wednesday about a fire in Chappaqua (CHAP'-uh-kwah), a...
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